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One entry found for parliament.
Main Entry: par·lia·ment
Pronunciation: primarystresspär-lschwa-mschwant also primarystresspärl-yschwa-
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English parliament "a council for discussing government business," from early French parlement (same meaning), from parler "to speak" --related to PARLEY, PARLOR --see Word History at PARLOR
: the supreme legislative body of various political units <the British parliament>

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