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Synonyms for Praetorian

ruthlessly seeking personal advantage

Synonyms for Praetorian

a member of the Praetorian Guard

of or relating to a Roman praetor

characteristic of or similar to the corruptible soldiers in the Praetorian Guard with respect to corruption or political venality


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Praetorians will be based in Rome and play at the city''s Stadio Flaminio, while Aironi will be based in Viadana but will play some matches in the city of Reggio Emilia.
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