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Pilate, Pontius

Line breaks: Pon|tius Pi¦late
Pronunciation: /ˈpʌɪlət
 
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Definition of Pilate, Pontius in English:

( Died circa 36 ad), Roman procurator of Judaea circa 26-circa 36. He is remembered for presiding at the trial of Jesus Christ and authorizing his crucifixion.

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