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Meaning of Pilate

Pi•late

Pronunciation: (pī'lut), [key]
— n.
  1. fl. early 1st centurya.d.,Roman procurator of Judea a.d.26–36?: the final authority concerned in the condemnation and execution of Jesus Christ.
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