[hoo n-tuh, juhn‐, huhn‐] /ˈhʊn tə, ˈdʒʌn‐, ˈhʌn‐/ noun 1. a small group ruling a country, especially immediately after a coup d’état and before a legally constituted government has been instituted. 2. a council. 3. a deliberative or administrative council, especially in Spain and Latin America. 4. . /ˈdʒʊntə; ˈdʒʌn-; US ˈhʊntə/ noun 1. a […]
[juhn-toh] /ˈdʒʌn toʊ/ noun, plural juntos. 1. a self-appointed committee, especially with political aims; cabal. /ˈdʒʊntəʊ; ˈdʒʌn-/ noun (pl) -tos 1. a variant of junta (sense 2) noun See junta n. 1640s, erroneous formation of junta on model of Spanish nouns ending in -o.
[joo-pi-ter] /ˈdʒu pɪ tər/ noun 1. Also called Jove. the supreme deity of the ancient Romans: the god of the heavens and of weather. Compare . 2. Astronomy. the planet fifth in order from the sun, having an equatorial diameter of 88,729 miles (142,796 km), a mean distance from the sun of 483.6 million miles […]
[joo-pon, joo-pon; French zhy-pawn] /ˈdʒu pɒn, dʒuˈpɒn; French ʒüˈpɔ̃/ noun, plural jupons [joo-ponz, joo-ponz; French zhy-pawn] /ˈdʒu pɒnz, dʒuˈpɒnz; French ʒüˈpɔ̃/ (Show IPA) 1. a close-fitting tunic, usually padded and bearing heraldic arms, worn over armor. /ˈʒuːpɒn/ noun 1. a short close-fitting sleeveless padded garment, used in the late 14th and early 15th centuries with […]