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JUNTA, or JUNTO Definition & Legal Meaning

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A select council for taking cognizance of affairs of great consequence requiring secrecy; a cabal olfaction. This was a popular nickname applied to the Whig ministry in England, between 1693-1696. They clung to each other for mutual protection against the attacks of the so-called “Reactionist Stuart Party.”


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