queen-in-parliament

noun
variants: or Queen-in-Parliament \ ˈ⸗⸗ˈ⸗⸗⸗ \
plural queens-in-parliament or Queens-in-Parliament

Definition of queen-in-parliament

: 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 queen

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“Queen-in-parliament.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/queen-in-parliament. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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