Definition of Senates

1. Noun. (plural of senate) ¹



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Definition of Senates

1. senate [n] - See also: senate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Senates

semée
sen
sena
senachies
senachy
senaite
senaries
senarii
senarius
senarmontite
senary
senas
senate
senate campaign
senate race
senates (current term)
senator
senatorial
senatorially
senatorian
senators
senatorship
senatorships
senatour
senatours
senatusconsult
senatusconsults
sence
send
send-off

Literary usage of Senates

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

1. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1896)
"Section I.—Origin of the New England senates. If the facts here set forth have been correctly apprehended, the State senates of New England did not ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... orders:—Holy Ghost Fathers, 10; Benedictines, 2; Augustinian, 1; Jesuits, 5; Fathers of the Holy Cross, 10; Redemptorists, 2; Carmelite, 1; senates, 2; ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"n -. Prior. 16. To be fixed or suspended with attention. 17. To liave a steep declivity. Though wond'rmg senates ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"Belfast and Dublin Universities—senates. MR. MASSIE (Wiltshire, Cricklade) : To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord- Lieutenant of Ireland whether, ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. by Edward Gibbon (1821)
"From Constantinople, the attention of the monarch was extended to the municipal senates of provinces. He abolished, by repeated edicts, the unjust and ..."

6. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1916)
"The origin of the senate is to be found in the governor's council of Origin of colonial times, just as the House of the senates Lords is descended from the ..."

7. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1803)
"... the first consul representing the president of the United States; while the senates, instead of being permanent, arc summoned or dismissed at his will, ..."

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