- 1.1 (diplomat) cónsul (masculine and feminine) consul general cónsul general 1.2 (in ancient Rome) cónsul (masculine)More example sentences
- A spokesman stepped forward to offer a compromise: Octavian would remain consul, but a second consul would be elected annually, as of old, so that he could share the burden.
- In place of the monarchy they set up a republic with power vested in a senate and two annually elected consuls.
- Elected consul for 205, Scipio wanted to carry the war to Africa.
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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.