king–in–parliament

noun, often capitalized K&P

Definition of king–in–parliament

plural

kings–in–parliament

  1. :  the collective legal entity composed of the British monarch and the two houses of parliament acting together that constitutes the supreme legislative authority of the United Kingdom —used when the British monarch is a king the lawmaking function is vested in the king-in-Parliament — F. A. Ogg & Harold Zink

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