Definition of “patrician” - English Dictionary

“patrician” in American English

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patriciannoun [ C ]


a person of high social class:

She is descended from a long line of patricians

world history In ancient Rome, a patrician was a member of one of the families of original citizens of the city

(Definition of “patrician” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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