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jun·ta

 (ho͝on′tə, jŭn′-)
n.
1. A group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power.
2. A council or small legislative body in a government, especially in Central or South America.

[Spanish and Portuguese, conference, probably from Vulgar Latin *iūncta, from feminine past participle of Latin iungere, to join; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]
Usage Note: For a long time this 18th-century borrowing from Spanish was pronounced (jŭn′tə) by English speakers on both sides of the Atlantic. By the middle of the 20th century, however, the pronunciation (ho͝on′tə), an approximation of the Spanish pronunciation, had gained currency in the US. This word is now usually pronounced (ho͝on′tə) in American English and (jŭn′tə) in British English.

junta

(ˈdʒʊntə; ˈdʒʌn-; US ˈhʊntə)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a group of military officers holding the power in a country, esp after a coup d'état
2. Also called: junto a small group of men; cabal, faction, or clique
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a legislative or executive council in some parts of Latin America
[C17: from Spanish: council, from Latin junctus joined, from jungere to join]

jun•ta

(ˈhʊn tə, ˈdʒʌn-, ˈhʌn-)

n., pl. -tas.
1. a small group ruling a country, esp. immediately after a coup d'état and before a legally constituted government has been instituted.
2. a deliberative or administrative council, esp. in Spain and Latin America.
3. junto.
[1615–25; < Sp: a meeting, n. use of feminine of Latin junctus, past participle of jungere to join]
pron: When the word junta was borrowed into English from Spanish in the early 17th century, its pronunciation was thoroughly Anglicized to (ˈdʒʌn tə) The 20th century has seen the emergence and, esp. in North America, the gradual predominance of the pronunciation (ˈhʊn tə) derived from Spanish (ˈhun tɑ) through reassociation with the word's Spanish origins. A hybrid form (ˈhʌn tə) is also heard.

Junta, Junto

 a group of men united together for some secret intrigue. See also cabal, conspiracy.
Examples: junto of divines, 1641; of gods, 1659; of wise men; of ministers, [political]; of shrubs, 1671; of wits.

junta

A group of military officers who govern a country, often after having seized power in a coup d’état.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.junta - a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing powerjunta - a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power
clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, camp, pack - an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

junta

noun cabal, council, faction, league, set, party, ring, camp, crew, combination, assembly, gang, clique, coterie, schism, confederacy, convocation The military junta that had toppled the democratic government was ousted.
Translations
حُكومَة عَسْكَرِيَّه
junta
junta
junta
herforingjastjórn
chunta
hunta
chunta

junta

[ˈdʒʌntə] Njunta f militar

junta

[ˈdʒʊntə ˈdʒʌntə] njunte f

junta

nJunta f

junta

[ˈdʒʌntə] ngiunta

junta

(ˈdʒantə) noun
a group of army officers that has taken over the administration of a country by force.
References in classic literature ?
Three bold and experienced men - cool, confident, and dry when they began; white, quivering, and wet when they finished their trick at those terrible wheels - swung her over the great lift from Albuquerque to Glorietta and beyond Springer, up and up to the Raton Tunnel on the State line, whence they dropped rocking into La Junta, had sight of the Arkansaw, and tore down the long slope to Dodge City, where Cheyne took comfort once again from setting his watch an hour ahead.
NOBODY knew his history-- they of the Junta least of all.
To sleep in the rooms of the Junta meant access to their secrets, to the lists of names, to the addresses of comrades down on Mexican soil.
This had exceeded Rivera's instructions, but they of the Junta knew the times of his movements.
Again, for days and weeks, he spent all his time with the Junta.
Latinos responded to events that affected them, from mob vigilantism in California to the French invasion of Mexico, by creating and adapting the juntas patrioticas (patriotic assemblies), organizations that managed and channeled their political and economic resources in ways that changed events around them.
Furthermore, an analysis of the growth and membership of the juntas during this time suggests a considerable numeric and geographic expansion of Latinos throughout California in its first twenty years as part of the United States.
Inasmuch as the functioning of community organizations provides clues to the dynamics of the communities and societies in which they operate, this essay examines the structure and function of the juntas patrioticas during a crucial period in the formation of Latino civil society in California-the years just prior to and the two decades following statehood--with a special emphasis on the period between the American Civil War and the French Intervention in Mexico (1861-67).
12) By 1859, sponsorship of these celebrations was attributed to a Junta de Mexicanos; juntas patrioticas were most likely functioning at some level wherever celebrations were recorded.
17) Throughout these developments in the 1850s, the juntas maintained a fairly low-key, temporary profile, out of public sight, except during the fiestas patrias.
Manisa, Turkey, one of the other two original joint venture partners in Juntas Aluminum Wheels, acquired the 35% interest in the joint venture previously held by Cromodora Wheels S.
North and South,/O inseminate our song with fresh joy/and our anger with refining death/and our hunger with waking bread,/you whose magic cantos struck/jewels to life in throats and ears,/O Yes, I laugh, my Brother, for all the junta fires/can only scorch your songs into our throats