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MAGNATE (Late Lat. magnas, a great man)

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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 319 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MAGNATE (Late Lat. magnas, a great man), a noble, a man in high position, by birth, wealth or other qualities. The term is specifically applied to the members of the Upper House in Hungary, the Forendihaz or House of Magnates (see HUNGARY).
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MAGNA GRAECIA (i µey0eq `EXXas)
MAGNES (c. 46o B.C.)

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