the Senate

noun

Definition of the Senate

1 : the smaller group of the two groups of people who meet to discuss and make the laws of a country, state, etc. the New York State Senate especially : the smaller group of the two groups that form the U.S. Congress often used before another noun the Senate race the Senate majority leader
2 : the group of officials who led the ancient Roman government

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“The Senate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Senate. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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