American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A question as to whether the present proceedings are in order or allowed by the rules of parliamentary procedure.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. in parliamentary practice, a question of order or propriety under the rules.
- n. a question as to whether the current proceedings are allowed by parliamentary procedure
“The CHAIR decided that the point of order was badly taken, and that the member from Pittsylvania was in order.”
“They have also shown that women can legislate and administrate and rise to the point of order and lay things on the table in a manner as parliamentary and self-restrained as men.”
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