Definition of Parliament. Meaning of Parliament. Synonyms of Parliament
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Definition of Parliament
ParliamentParliament Par"lia*ment, n. [OE. parlement, F. parlement, fr.
parler to speak; cf. LL. parlamentum, parliamentum. See
1. A parleying; a discussion; a conference. [Obs.]
But first they held their parliament. --Rom. of R.
2. A formal conference on public affairs; a general council;
esp., an assembly of representatives of a nation or people
having authority to make laws.
They made request that it might be lawful for them
to summon a parliament of Gauls. --Golding.
3. The assembly of the three estates of the United Kingdom of
Great Britain and Ireland, viz., the lords spiritual,
lords temporal, and the representatives of the commons,
sitting in the House of Lords and the House of Commons,
constituting the legislature, when summoned by the royal
authority to consult on the affairs of the nation, and to
enact and repeal laws.
Note: Thought the sovereign is a constituting branch of
Parliament, the word is generally used to denote the
three estates named above.
4. In France, before the Revolution of 1789, one of the
several principal judicial courts.
Parliament heel, the inclination of a ship when made to
careen by shifting her cargo or ballast.
Parliament hinge (Arch.), a hinge with so great a
projection from the wall or frame as to allow a door or
shutter to swing back flat against the wall.
Long Parliament, Rump Parliament. See under Long, and
Meaning of Parliament from wikipedia
- modern politics
and history, a parliament
is a legislative, elected
body of government. Generally, a modern parliament
- Oxford Parliament
to: The Oxford Parliament
(1258), also known
as the Mad Parliament
and the "First English Parliament
", ****embled during
- 20806°E / 28.61722; 77.20806 The Parliament
is the supreme legislative
body of the Republic
of India. The Parliament
of the President...
- Lothian, a town in Scotland Livingston
Village, West Lothian, Scotland...
- Parliament Street
Street, Exeter, one of the world's narrowest streets
in Exeter, England
The southern extension
- The Parliament
of the United
Kingdom, commonly known
as the UK Parliament
or British Parliament
, is the supreme legislative
body of the United
- Parliament House
(Federal) Parliament Parliament
House, Canberra, Parliament
, influential George
Clinton-led funk group. "Parliament
& Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved
- Congress, in Buenos
Aires, Argentina Austrian Parliament Building Bangladesh Parliament Building Parliament Buildings
(Barbados), a two building
- Old Parliament House
or Old Parliament Building
to: Old Parliament Building
Building, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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