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parliament

par·lia·ment

parliament

 
pronunciation:
par l mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a national lawmaking body composed of representatives.
similar words:
congress
definition 2: (usu. cap.) the legislative body of the United Kingdom, consisting of the House of Commons and House of Lords, or such a body in various other countries.
definition 3: an assembly or congress for discussion of national or other large issues.
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