Definition of Parliamentarian

1. Noun. An elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons.

Exact synonyms: Member Of Parliament
Group relationships: British House Of Commons, House Of Commons
Generic synonyms: Legislator



2. Noun. An expert in parliamentary rules and procedures.
Generic synonyms: Expert
Specialized synonyms: Henry M. Robert, Henry Martyn Robert, Robert

Definition of Parliamentarian

1. a. Of or pertaining to Parliament.

2. n. One who adhered to the Parliament, in opposition to King Charles I.

Definition of Parliamentarian

1. Proper noun. a supporter of parliament during the English Civil War. ¹

2. Noun. A member of a parliament, congress or an elected national legislative body of another name. ¹

3. Noun. A person well-versed in parliamentary procedure. ¹

4. Noun. An officer in most legislative bodies charged with being well-versed in the parliamentary rules of that legislative house, and whose rulings are taken as authoritative, to be appealed only to the whole of the house itself under special rules. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parliamentarian

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Parliamentarian

parleyed
parleyer
parleyers
parleying
parleys
parleyvoo
parleyvooed
parleyvooing
parleyvoos
parlez vous
parlez voused
parlez vouses
parlez vousing
parliament
parliamental
parliamentarian
parliamentarily
parliamentary
parliamentary agent
parliamentary democracy
parliamentary law
parliamentary monarchy
parliamentary procedure
parliamentlike
parliaments
parlies
parling
parlor
parlor-game
parlor-games

Literary usage of Parliamentarian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. English Lands, Letters and Kings by Donald Grant Mitchell (1897)
"Parliamentarian and Historian. Meantime occasional papers from Macaulay's hand found their way into the pages of the great Northern Review — but by no means ..."

2. The Methodist Review (1895)
"Tl>c Parliamentarian; or. Parliamentary Law Condensed. By Rev. TB NFELT, D.D_ LL.D., Author of Young Workers tn Wie Church, etc. 1 Brno, pp. 90. ..."

3. The History of Ireland from the Invasion of Henry II.: With a Preliminary by Thomas Leland (1814)
"III. parliamentarian forces in Connaught became so \io- lent and alarming,, that the confederates grew more Urgent f • ceed* in your intended voyage with ..."

4. The Statesmen of the Commonwealth of England: With a Treatise on the Popular by John Forster (1862)
"The renegade Urrie, thoroughly versed in the country and the habits of the parliamentarian army, now planned the expedition which ended in the eventful ..."

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