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parliamentarian

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noun par·lia·men·tar·i·an \ˌpär-lə-ˌmen-ˈter-ē-ən, -mən- also ˌpärl-yə-\

Simple Definition of parliamentarian

  • : a member of a parliament; especially : a member who knows a lot about the way things are done in a parliament

Full Definition of parliamentarian

  1. 1 often capitalized :  an adherent of the parliament in opposition to the king during the English Civil War

  2. 2 :  an expert in the rules and usages of a deliberative assembly (as a parliament)

  3. 3 :  a member of a parliament

1644

First Known Use of parliamentarian

1644


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