Wharncliffe meeting

noun
Wharn·​cliffe meeting | \ ¦(h)wȯ(r)nˌklif-\

Definition of Wharncliffe meeting

: a meeting of the proprietors or members of a British company convened as required by a standing order of parliament to approve a bill to be presented to parliament conferring powers on the company

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History and Etymology for Wharncliffe meeting

after Edward Mackenzie, 1st Earl of Wharncliffe †1899 British railway chairman

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