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synonyms for patriciate

  • aristocracy
  • beau monde
  • beautiful people
  • blue blood
  • country-club set
  • crème de la crème
  • elite
  • flower
  • gentility
  • gentry
  • glitterati
  • haut monde
  • high society
  • jet set
  • main line
  • nobility
  • polite society
  • quality
  • smart set
  • top drawer
  • upper class
  • upper crust
  • who's who
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How to use patriciate in a sentence

We are at one in this: the praetorian guard will follow my dictates, the patriciate of Rome will bow the knee to thee.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
The patriciate of Rome had combined with the people to place its destinies in Dea Flavia's hands.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
We have still to speak of the directly political functions of the rich, or, as M. Comte terms them, the patriciate.
AUGUST COMTE AND POSITIVISMJOHN-STUART MILL
Among the districts of Italy some have and some have not a patriciate.
ROMEMILDRED ANNA ROSALIE TUKER
It was the only city also which was governed by the ancient patriciate, and in which the democracy had little or no power.
A HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION (VOL. 2 OF 2)THOMAS M. LINDSAY
But at first it took on no constant form, because, by not abolishing the patriciate, it left half its work undone.
THE SOCIAL CONTRACT & DISCOURSESJEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU
To the Amsterdam patriciate the yearly visit of the Queen is a social function full of interest.
DUTCH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYP. M. HOUGH
It was impossible to impose upon all these nations, without modification, the rigid law of the Roman patriciate.
THE TWO FIRST CENTURIES OF FLORENTINE HISTORYPASQUALE VILLARI
Lady Barb verily appeared to have for the representative of the American patriciate a mysterious fascination.
LADY BARBARINAHENRY JAMES
The families eligible to the Council composed the Patriciate, the origin of which can no longer be traced in detail.
THE STORY OF NUREMBERGCECIL HEADLAM
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WORDS RELATED TO PATRICIATE

  • elite
  • gentility
  • gentry
  • haut monde
  • high society
  • nobility
  • noblesse
  • patricians
  • patriciate
  • peerage
  • society
  • upper class
  • upper crust
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.