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praesĭdātus (praesĭdĭātus), ūs, m. [praeses], the office of governor of a province, governorship (post-class.): Dalmatiae, Vop. Carin. 17: praesidatu regere, Aur. Vict. Caes. 29; Dig. 27, 1, 6.