Definitions

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  • proper noun A legislative body in many countries.
  • proper noun historical The council that governed the ancient Roman Republic.
  • proper noun Canada The Senate of Canada; the upper house of the Canadian parliament; "the Senate".
  • proper noun US The United States Senate, "the Senate".
  • proper noun US The upper legislative body of many of the states of the United States.

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Examples

  • SENATE RULES REFORM DELAYED - Sam Stein: Operatives leading the lobbying effort for Senate rules reform expect Democrats to delay consideration of the issue until late January in hopes of solidifying support for a package of fixes.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Senate Rules Reform Delayed

  • SENATOR BLUMENTHAL IS PROUD TO HAVE SERVED DURING TODAY'S SENATE SESSION - Richard Blumenthal drew the short straw and had to preside over the Senate this afternoon -- as he'll be doing over and over, as one of only three Democratic freshman.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Judge Nixes Health Care Reform

  • POINTING HUGE LASERS AT AIRCRAFT SOMEHOW NOT ILLEGAL, SENATE FIXES THAT - Intimidated by the prospect of debating whether the country should implement a sweeping law that could insure millions, the Senate today instead decided to take on the growing menace of stoners who live near airports and regularly peruse a Sharper Image catalogue.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Victory In The War On Lasers

  • SENATE RULES REFORM DELAYED - Sam Stein: Operatives leading the lobbying effort for Senate rules reform expect Democrats to delay consideration of the issue until late January in hopes of solidifying support for a package of fixes.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Senate Rules Reform Delayed

  • SENATOR BLUMENTHAL IS PROUD TO HAVE SERVED DURING TODAY'S SENATE SESSION - Richard Blumenthal drew the short straw and had to preside over the Senate this afternoon -- as he'll be doing over and over, as one of only three Democratic freshman.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Judge Nixes Health Care Reform

  • SENATE TAKING UP FAA REAUTH - The Senate is dealing with FAA reauthorization this week and aims to complete work after next week's retreat.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Judge Nixes Health Care Reform

  • POINTING HUGE LASERS AT AIRCRAFT SOMEHOW NOT ILLEGAL, SENATE FIXES THAT - Intimidated by the prospect of debating whether the country should implement a sweeping law that could insure millions, the Senate today instead decided to take on the growing menace of stoners who live near airports and regularly peruse a Sharper Image catalogue.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Victory In The War On Lasers

  • SENATE FINALIZES RULES REFORM PACKAGE - Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell announced a watered-down Senate rules reform initiative today that will mitigate legislative inaction the way standing in front of a tank mitigates the People's Liberation Army squelching your student demonstration.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Ill. Supreme Court Green Lights Rahm

  • SENATE TAKING UP FAA REAUTH - The Senate is dealing with FAA reauthorization this week and aims to complete work after next week's retreat.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Judge Nixes Health Care Reform

  • This definition was recently unanimously confirmed by the U.S. senate in Senate resolution 511, presented by Senator Leahy in April 2008, as Senator McCain sought his legitimacy for the presidency to be verified, and Mr. McCain therefore presented his long version original birth certificate.

    GOP Rep Submits Bill To Require Birth Certificates From Prez Candidates

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