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English Dictionary: Tribune by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
tribune
n
  1. (ancient Rome) an official elected by the plebeians to protect their interests
  2. the apse of a Christian church that contains the bishop's throne
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Tribune \Trib"une\, n. [L. tribunus, properly, the chief of a
      tribe, fr. tribus tribe: cf. F. tribun. See {Tribe}.]
      1. (Rom. Antiq.) An officer or magistrate chosen by the
            people, to protect them from the oppression of the
            patricians, or nobles, and to defend their liberties
            against any attempts that might be made upon them by the
            senate and consuls.
  
      Note: The tribunes were at first two, but their number was
               increased ultimately to ten. There were also military
               tribunes, officers of the army, of whom there were from
               four to six in each legion. Other officers were also
               called tribunes; as, tribunes of the treasury, etc.
  
      2. Anciently, a bench or elevated place, from which speeches
            were delivered; in France, a kind of pulpit in the hall of
            the legislative assembly, where a member stands while
            making an address; any place occupied by a public orator.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Tribune, KS (city, FIPS 71450)
      Location: 38.47133 N, 101.75405 W
      Population (1990): 918 (434 housing units)
      Area: 1.5 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 67879
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