Tribune of the People

(A). A democratic leader.

“Delmar had often spoken of Alman, and of his power in the East End, and she had come to the conclusion that he was no ordinary man, this tribune of the people.” —T. Terrell: Lady Delmar, bk. ii. chap. viii.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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