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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a senate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A member, normally elected, in the house or chamber of a legislature called a senate. The legislatures of the United States and Canada have senators.
  • n. A position in government held in ancient Rome by experienced, elder officials as advisors or consultants for younger, less experienced functionaries.
  • n. A member of the king's council.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A member of a senate.
  • n. A member of the king's council; a king's councilor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of a senate. (See senate, 1.) In Scotland the lords of session are called senators of the College of Justice.
  • n. In old English law, a member of the king's council; a king's councilor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a member of a senate

Etymologies

From Latin senātor, ultimately from senex ("old"). (Wiktionary)

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