the Lords

plural noun

Definition of the Lords

British
: the part of the British Parliament whose members are not elected by voters The government had the support of the Lords.

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“The Lords.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Lords. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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