Definition of British parliament
1. Noun. The British legislative body.
Generic synonyms: Parliament
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Literary usage of British parliament
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best Speeches by William Hazlitt, Great Britain Parliament (1809)
"The meeting at Dungannon had resolved, that the claim of the british parliament to bind Ireland was illegal ; and this was a constitutional declaration. ..."
2. History of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States of America by George Bancroft (1884)
"... protective system as the source of British prosperity, and of faith in the omnipotence of the british parliament as the groundwork of British liberty. ..."
3. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1850)
"122. eight hundred and twenty, shall revive and be in full force:71 And whereas, by an act of the british parliament, which passed on the fifth day of July, ..."
4. Substance of the Debate in the House of Commons, on the 15th May, 1823, on a by Parliament, Great Britain, House of Commons (1823)
"I answer, to the british parliament, to that Parliament, ... They would consider any such interference by the british parliament as an invasion of their ..."
5. Hansard's Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1850)
"They claim, therefore, for their local parliament a control over their local affaire as complete as the british parliament possesses over the local affairs ..."
6. The History of the United States of North America: From the Plantation of by James Grahame (1836)
"Violence of the british parliament. — Resolutions of the Virginian Assembly—and concurrence of the other provinces.— Remonstrance against British troops in ..."
7. History of British Columbia from Its Earliest Discovery to the Present Time by Alexander Begg (1894)
"BEFORE THE british parliament.—When the subject was brought before the British Parliament in 18"i7, a select committee of nineteen members was appointed to ..."