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 Juno’nian Bird.Ju’piter 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Junto.
 
Afaction consisting of Russell, Lord-Keeper Somers, Charles Montague, and several other men of mark, who ruled the Whigs in the reign of William III. for nearly twenty years, and exercised a very great influence over the nation. The word is a corruption of the Spanish junta (an administrative assembly), but is in English a term of censure.   1
 


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