Synonyms for parliamentarian

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : pahr-luh-men-tair-ee-uh n, -muh n- or, sometimes, pahrl-yuh-
Phonetic Transcription : ˌpɑr lə mɛnˈtɛər i ən, -mən- or, sometimes, ˌpɑrl yə-

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Définition of parliamentarian

Origin :
  • 1640s as a designation of one of the sides in the English Civil War; meaning "one versed in parliamentary procedure" dates from 1834. See parliamentary + -ian.
  • As in legislative : adj lawmaking
  • As in legislator : noun person in government who makes laws
  • As in lord : noun master
Example sentences :
  • But the English parliamentarian men-of-war were cruising in the Channel.
  • Extract from : « Political Women (Vol. 1 of 2) » by Sutherland Menzies
  • A parliamentarian, like a seignior, must do credit to his fortune.
  • Extract from : « The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6) » by Hippolyte A. Taine
  • Rupert and the Parliamentarian leaders knew that they were there to fight.
  • Extract from : « Yorkshire Battles » by Edward Lamplough
  • This was the Parliamentarian way of explaining away their defeat.
  • Extract from : « The Great Civil War in Lancashire (1642-1651) » by Ernest Broxap
  • The Parliamentarian horse were quartered up and down the country.
  • Extract from : « The Great Civil War in Lancashire (1642-1651) » by Ernest Broxap
  • The fullest Parliamentarian account is in the "Discourse," p. 29.
  • Extract from : « The Great Civil War in Lancashire (1642-1651) » by Ernest Broxap
  • The parliamentarian Major was considerably embarrassed by this proposal.
  • Extract from : « Peveril of the Peak » by Sir Walter Scott
  • To reduce that town, the Parliamentarian forces marched through Peterborough about the middle of the month of April.
  • Extract from : « The New Guide to Peterborough Cathedral » by George S. Phillips
  • He was deprived of his wardenship and imprisoned by the Parliamentarian commissioners when they visited Oxford.
  • Extract from : « The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.]. » by Hartley Withers
  • Mr. G. delivered brief but magnificent speech, instinct with the true spirit of Parliamentarian.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 105, July 15th 1893 » by Various

Antonyms for parliamentarian

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