- a small meeting room
- a group of secret or confidential, esp. unofficial, advisers; cabal
Origin of camarillaSp, diminutive of cámara, chamber ; from Classical Latin camera, camera
A group of confidential, often scheming advisers; a cabal.
Origin of camarillaSpanish, diminutive of cámara, room, from Late Latin camera; see chamber.
- A secret, usually sinister, group of conspiring advisors close to the leadership; a cabal
From Spanish camarilla, from cámara (“chamber”) and the diminutive suffix -illa.