Junta (noun)

A small group of people who rule a country, especially after taking power by force, as a military dictatorship.

Origin:

From the spanish word "junta" meaning "a meeting" or "a council".

Examples:

  1. The junta seized power in a coup d'etat.
  2. The junta ruled the country with an iron fist.
  3. The junta suppressed political opposition and free speech.
  4. The junta was made up of a group of military officers.
  5. The junta was in power for many years before being overthrown.
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