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Pi·late(pī′lət), Pontius fl. first century ad.
Roman prefect of Judea who ordered the crucifixion of Jesus.
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(Biography) Pontius (ˈpɒnʃəs, ˈpɒntɪəs). Roman procurator of Judaea (?26–?36 ad), who ordered the crucifixion of Jesus, allegedly against his better judgment
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Pon•tius (ˈpɒn ʃəs, -ti əs) fl. early 1st century A.D., Roman procurator of Judea A.D. 26–36?.
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|Noun||1.||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
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Pilate[ˈpaɪlət] N → Pilatos
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