Definitions for "Parliament"
an assembly of representatives of a nation or people having authority to make laws.
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.
Representative assembly first defined in the Magna Carta in the 13th century. First comprised of the king's officers and the peers of the realm, the assembly gradually grew beyond the Barons to include knights of shires who were summoned by the sheriff. During the 14th century the English parliament split into two houses, the House of Lords, comprised of the Barons and Preates, overseen by the King, and the House of Commons, made up of the knights from the boroughs and shires that elected their own speaker to take their point of view before the King.
is made up of one or more sessions which begin with a Speech from the Throne and end by prorogation or dissolution. A Parliament cannot exist for more than five years.
Formal meetings of the Bench presided over by the Treasurer Pupillage The final, practical, stage of training for the Bar. A minimum of two six month pupillages are required before acceptance for tenancy is possible Qualifying Sessions Student members of the Inn collect points from Qualifying Sessions which may be collegiate dinners, lectures or advocacy training sessions. Twelve QS points are required before Call
a country's central democratic institution
The Liberal Democratic Party retains the largest force in the parliament.
Parliament is a brand of cigarette manufactured by Altria (formerly Philip Morris). Parliaments are distinctive for their recessed paper filter, in contrast to the solid foam filters on other filtered cigarettes.
A parleying; a discussion; a conference.
A formal conference on public affairs; a general council;
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The group of people who rule the United Kingdom
group of owls
In France, before the Revolution of 1789, one of the several principal judicial courts.
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a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as their sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards
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a working environment