American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who is expert in parliamentary procedures, rules, or debate.
- n. A member of a parliament.
- n. A supporter of the Long Parliament during the English Civil War and the Commonwealth; a Roundhead.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a parliament; specifically [capitalized], in English history, serving or adhering to the Long Parliament, in opposition to Kings Charles I. and Charles II.
- n. A partizan of parliament; specifically [capitalized], in English history, a partizan of the Long Parliament, as distinguished from a Royalist or Cavalier.
- n. A parliamentary debater or manager.
- n. A member of a parliament, congress or an elected national legislative body of another name.
- n. A person well-versed in parliamentary procedure.
- n. An officer in most legislative bodies charged with being well-versed in the parliamentary rules of that legislative house, and whose rulings are taken as authoritative, to be appealed only to the whole of the house itself under special rules.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to Parliament.
- n. (Eng. Hist.) One who adhered to the Parliament, in opposition to King Charles I.
- n. One versed in the rules and usages of Parliament or similar deliberative assemblies.
- n. an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
- n. an expert in parliamentary rules and procedures
- parliamentary + -an (Wiktionary)
“In the past year, the diplomatic and national-security environment surrounding Japan has deteriorated rapidly and become very unstable," said Takeshi Iwaya, a parliamentarian from the opposition Liberal Democratic Party of Japan.”
“The Vice President as President of the Senate can overrule the parliamentarian, but if the parliamentarian is not in a position to rule, the Vice President has nothing to overrule.”
“Beatriz Salucombo, a parliamentarian from the ruling MPLA, and her brother António Neves, a Migration and Foreigners Services (SME) officer, were gunned down by three men on the outskirts of the capital Luanda.”
“For many years we had a clear policy, left - and right-wing governments: Jerusalem is united; we can build everywhere in all parts of Jerusalem, said Danny Danon, a parliamentarian from the ruling Likud party.”
““The fact that a Dutch parliamentarian is refused entry to another EU country is highly regrettable,” Mr Verhagen said.”
““The fact that a Dutch parliamentarian is refused entry to another EU country is highly regrettable”, Mr Verhagen said.”
“Chiluba dropped Eastern Province Minister Solomon Mbuzi and replaced him with a pro-third term parliamentarian, Levison Mumba.”
“The parliamentarian is a critical position - supposed to not be a partisan post too.”
“We had to hide," recalls parliamentarian Hjalmar Arnason (no relation to Professor Hydrogen), a leader of Iceland's negotiating team.”
“And the parliamentarian is a staffer who makes these kinds of official adjudications, and so they were calling out the amendments that added pork to new subject matters to the bill.”
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