HyperDic: parliament

English > 2 senses of the word parliament:
NOUNgroupparliamenta legislative assembly in certain countries
actparliament, fantan, sevensa card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens
parliament > pronunciation
Soundspaa'rlahmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > parliament: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA legislative assembly in certain countries.
Category ofinterpellation(parliament) a parliamentary procedure of demanding that a government official explain some act or policy
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
NarrowerBritish ParliamentThe British legislative body
Knesset, KnessethThe Israeli unicameral parliament
OireachtasThe parliament of the Irish Republic
Broaderlegislature, legislative assembly, legislative body, general assembly, law-makerspersons who make or amend or repeal laws
Spanishparlamento, Parlamento
Catalanparlament
Adjectivesparliamentaryrelating to or having the nature of a parliament
English > parliament: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards.
Synonymsfantan, sevens
Broadercard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards

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