Associations to the word «Tribune»


TRIBUNE, noun. An elected official in ancient Rome
TRIBUNE, noun. A protector of the people
TRIBUNE, noun. The domed or vaulted apse in a Christian church that houses the bishop’s throne
TRIBUNE, noun. A place or an opportunity to speak, to express one's opinion, a platform

Dictionary definition

TRIBUNE, noun. (ancient Rome) an official elected by the plebeians to protect their interests.
TRIBUNE, noun. The apse of a Christian church that contains the bishop's throne.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats