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Procurator   Listen
noun
Procurator  n.  
1.
(Law) One who manages another's affairs, either generally or in a special matter; an agent; a proctor.
2.
(Rom. Antiq.) A governor of a province under the emperors; also, one who had charge of the imperial revenues in a province; as, the procurator of Judea.
Procurator fiscal (Scots Law), public prosecutor, or district attorney.






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"Procurator" Quotes from Famous Books



... Therefore, to overcome this rumor, Nero put in his own place as culprits, and punished with most ingenious cruelty, men whom the common people hated for their shameful crimes and called Christians. Christ, from whom the name was derived, had been put to death in the reign of Tiberius by the procurator Pontius Pilate. The deadly superstition, having been checked for a while, began to break out again, not only throughout Judea, where this mischief first arose, but also at Rome, where from all sides all things scandalous and shameful meet and become fashionable. ...
— A Source Book for Ancient Church History • Joseph Cullen Ayer, Jr., Ph.D.

... monk, pleased with their warmth, "comes Father Forrest, the procurator, with Fathers Rede, Clough, and Bancroft, and the procession is closed by Father Smith, ...
— The Lancashire Witches - A Romance of Pendle Forest • William Harrison Ainsworth



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