junto

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n junto a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Junto A secret council to deliberate on affairs of government or politics; a number of men combined for party intrigue; a faction; a cabal; as, a junto of ministers; a junto of politicians. "The puzzling sons of party next appeared,
      In dark cabals and mighty juntos met."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n junto A private council or assembly; a combination of persons openly or secretly engaged for a common purpose, especially of a political character; a club of partizans or intriguers; a faction; a cabal; specifically, in English history, a group of leading Whig politicians in the reigns of William III. and Anne, of whom the most important were Somers, Wharton, Russell, and Montague.
    • n junto Synonyms Faction, Camarilla, etc. See cabal
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Junto jun′tō a body of men joined or united for some secret intrigue: a confederacy: a cabal or faction
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp. junto, united. See Junta
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp. junta.

Usage

In literature:

The Junto was limited to twelve members.
"Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
He was an influential member of the "Junto" which met every week to discuss business before it was laid before the council.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
But in hours of trial the junto of man's nature is dissolved, and anarchy succeeds.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Those who loved reading were obliged to send for their books from England; the members of the Junto had each a few.
"The Library and Society" by Various
He entered the Junto of Rome in 1848 and was elected deputy by Viterbo to the national assembly.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
The first members of the Junto were eleven in number, young workmen like Franklin, four of them being printers.
"The True Benjamin Franklin" by Sydney George Fisher
Franklin was never more eclectic than when founding the Junto.
"Benjamin Franklin" by Frank Luther Mott
Those who loved reading were obliged to send for their books from England; the members of the Junto had each a few.
"Franklin's Autobiography" by Benjamin Franklin
Those who loved reading were obliged to send for their books from England: the members of the Junto had each a few.
"Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin; Written by Himself. [Vol. 1 of 2]" by Benjamin Franklin
He then reverts to the Junto.
"Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume I (of 2)" by Wiliam Cabell Bruce
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In poetry:

Alguna vez la encuentro por el mundo
Y pasa junto a mi:
Y pasa sonriendose, y yo digo:
?Como puede reir?
"Rimas XLIX" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
When the broad-bottom'd Junto, with reason at strife,
Resign'd, with a sigh, its political life;
When converted to Rome, and of honesty tired,
They gave back to the Devil the soul he inspired.
"All The Talents" by George Canning

In news:

Can Hispanics see themselves as ' Junto con Romney' – Together with Romney.
Concejales de Kissimmee junto a ejecutivos de Sedano's antes de iniciar la entrega de pavos y otros productos a familias con motivo de Thanksgiving.
Una niña sorprendia con Papá Noel junto a Fiorela Papapietro transmitiendo en tiempo real en las noticias de Telediario.
Diana Molina, Photographer & Writer, NM resident, Tarahumara photo Exhibit at UTEP, Director of Juntos Art Association.
One Source Federal Credit Union has earned the distinction of being a Juntos Avanzamos, or "Together we Advance," credit union.
Can Hispanics see themselves as 'Junto con Romney' – Together with Romney.
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In science:

Una vez construida esta red, la geometr´ıa intr´ınseca de M vendra dada por la longitud de sus aristas y por la llamada Matriz de Conexion, la cual es en escencia una lista de todas las caras, aristas y v´ertices de M junto con su relaci´on mutua.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Dicha medici´on, junto con la evaluaci´on de sus errores sistem´aticos est´a expuesta en la Secci´on 5.4 de esta Tesis, y puede consultarse en la Ref. .
Study of accelerator neutrino interactions in a liquid argon TPC
Usando está última observación junto con la primera, se concluye que debe de haber al menos un componente más de materia 37 que contribuya con un 70 % a la densidad de energía total.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Los observadores junto con sus relojes y etiquetas que identifican su geodésica definen las coordenadas en todo el espacio-tiempo.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
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