Meaning of curia
Pronunciation: (kyoor'ē-u), [key]
— pl. cu•ri•ae
- one of the political subdivisions of each of the three tribes of ancient Rome.
- the building in which such a division or group met, as for worship or public deliberation.
- the senate house in ancient Rome.
- the senate of an ancient Italian town.
- (sometimes cap.) See
- the papal court.
- the administrative aides of a bishop.
- curia (Thesaurus)