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n. pl. (Rom. Antiq.) A public assembly of the Roman people for electing officers or passing laws. There were three kinds of comitia: comitia curiata, or assembly of the patricians, who voted in curiæ; comitia centuriata, or assembly of the whole Roman people, who voted by centuries; and comitia tributa, or assembly of the plebeians according to their division into tribes.

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