in ancient Rome, an assembly of citizens for electing officials, passing laws, etc.
Origin of comitiaL, plural of comitium, meeting place from com-, together + past participle stem of ire, to go: see exit
A popular assembly in ancient Rome having legislative or electoral duties.
Origin of comitiaLatin from pl. of comitium assembly place com- com- itus past participle of īre to go ; see ei- in Indo-European roots.