Sentence Examples


  • In 467 the emperor Anthemius rewarded him for the panegyric which he had written in honour of him by raising him to the post of prefect of Rome, and afterwards to the dignity of a patrician and senator.
  • Santarosa entered the service of Napoleon during the annexation of Piedmont to France, and was sub-prefect of Spezia from 1812 to 1814.
  • Angouleme is the seat of a bishop, a prefect, and a court of assizes.
  • Meanwhile, he had written to Abu Ya`far, the prefect of Isfahan, offering his services; but the new amir of Hamadan getting to hear of this correspondence, and discovering the place of Avicenna's concealment, incarcerated him in a fortress.
  • Avranches is seat of a sub-prefect and has a tribunal of first instance and a communal college.

How would you define prefect? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus