Pontius Pilate

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Pon·tius Pi·late

 (pŏn′chəs pī′lət)
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Pontius Pilate

(ˈpɒnʃəs; ˈpɒntɪəs ˈpaɪlət)
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(ˈpaɪ lət)

Pon•tius (ˈpɒn ʃəs, -ti əs) fl. early 1st century A.D., Roman procurator of Judea A.D. 26–36?.
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Noun1.Pontius Pilate - the Roman procurator of Judea who ordered that Jesus be crucified (died in AD 36)
procurator - (ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman Emperor to manage finance and taxes

Pontius Pilate

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