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an official in a modern colony who has considerable administrative power

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a provincial governor of consular rank in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire

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an anthropoid ape of the genus Proconsul

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Sobre la inscripcion cordobesa del proconsul Arriano", Actas del VCongreso Espanol de Estudios Clasicos, pp.
A University of Rhode Island anthropologist, along with colleagues from an international team of scientists, has discovered definitive evidence of the environment inhabited by the early ape Proconsul on Rusinga Island, Kenya.
Despite the controversy, he was made a Viscount on his return to England in 1902 and became commander in chief in India then proconsul of Egypt.
el lictor que estaba de servicio entendio inmediatamente de que se trataba y ordeno al proconsul Maximo desmontar.
Hammond said the ilium, the largest bone in the pelvis, of the Pierolapithecus catalaunicus is wider than that of Proconsul nyanzae, a more primitive ape that lived approximately 18 million years ago.
Recently, Google doodled Mary Leakey - the British archaeologist and anthropologist who discovered the first fossilized Proconsul (an extinct ape believed to be ancestral to humans) skull.
He declaimed and then distributed a witty tour de force in his own defense before the proconsul and a court of magistrates convened in Sabratha, near Tripoli.
The proconsul is an intelligent man and wishes to engage you in conversation.
In the Book of the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 13, we find a very powerful and fiery speech of Paul in which he condemns a certain Bar-Jesus, also called Elymas, a magician, who was standing in the way of the Proconsul Sergius Paulus, who wanted to hear the Word of God and turn towards the faith which was being proclaimed by Paul.
The complication is that Norma's lover is the Roman proconsul Pollione (Luis Chapa), who is also father of her two sons.
No obstante, se debe matizar que salio de Roma con 12 lictores y no con 6 como era costumbre entre los pretores (19), de modo que fue investido con imperium consular, lo que explicaria el hecho de que le fuese prorrogado el cargo como proconsul cuando expiro su mandato (20).
Ejercio su poder durante mas de una decada como proconsul de la embajada de Estados Unidos en la ciudad de Mexico, dirigiendo y coordinando operaciones encubiertas de espionaje al mismo tiempo que mantenia en su nomina a los presidentes mexicanos Adolfo Lopez Mateos, Gustavo Diaz Ordaz y Luis Echeverria.
Su mando sobre Nuevo Leon, Coahuila y Tamaulipas lo convirtio en verdadero proconsul del norte.
His tenure as France's proconsul in North Africa was marked with passive-aggressive resistance to German pressure for resources and manpower and foot-dragging against the collaborationists who were his nominal superiors in Vichy.