from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One who is expert in parliamentary procedures, rules, or debate.
- noun A member of a parliament.
- noun A supporter of the Long Parliament during the English Civil War and the Commonwealth; a Roundhead.
from The Century Dictionary.
- 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.
- noun A partizan of parliament; specifically [capitalized], in English history, a partizan of the Long Parliament, as distinguished from a Royalist or Cavalier.
- noun A parliamentary debater or manager.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to Parliament.
- noun (Eng. Hist.) One who adhered to the Parliament, in opposition to King Charles I.
- noun One versed in the rules and usages of Parliament or similar deliberative assemblies.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
memberof a parliament, congressor an elected national legislative body of another name.
- noun A person well-versed in
- noun 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
- noun an expert in parliamentary rules and procedures
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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 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.
"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 fact that a Dutch parliamentarian is refused entry to another EU country is highly regrettable”, Mr Verhagen said.
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.
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.