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pro·con·sul

 (prō-kŏn′səl)
n.
1. A provincial governor of consular rank in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire.
2. A high administrator in one of the modern colonial empires.

[Middle English, from Latin prōcōnsul, from prō cōnsule, in place of the consul : prō, instead of; see pro-1 + cōnsule, ablative of cōnsul, consul; see consul.]

pro·con′su·lar (-sə-lər) adj.
pro·con′su·late (-sə-lĭt) n.
pro·con′sul·ship′ n.
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Adj.1.proconsular - of or relating to or typical of a proconsul; "proconsular offices"
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Em torno de oitenta assinaturas de tessellarii, musearii e pictores foram preservadas nos proprios mosaicos, havendo apenas a repeticao de um nome, nos mosaicos de pavimento de uma residencia da Africa Proconsular (Dunbabin, 1999).
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No solo el imperium proconsular, esencialmente militar, constituyo uno de los poderes basicos del gobernante; sino que, dentro de la tradicion republicana, este se preocupo de presentarse ante el resto de senadores y de ciudadanos como un militar victorioso.
Sufetula was the closest thing to a defensible point in southern Byzacena and its loss left southern Numidia, as well as Carthage and the Proconsular province, dangerously exposed.
Este aspecto no ha escapado al analisis de Van der Blom, quien deja planteada la cuestion, pero no se expide: "Did Cicero simply find his own proconsular conduct singularly virtuous?
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Guillermo Endara, probablemente vencedor de las elecciones anuladas en mayo, regreso al poder oficial; sin embargo, se podia pensar que el tutor estadounidense tan poderoso tenia mucho interes en la region para dejar ejercer plenamente la soberania de un Estado proconsular.