parliamentarian

[ pahr-luh-men-tair-ee-uh n, -muh n- or, sometimes, pahrl-yuh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF parliamentarian
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PARLIAMENTARIAN

But the English parliamentarian men-of-war were cruising in the Channel.

A parliamentarian, like a seignior, must do credit to his fortune.

Rupert and the Parliamentarian leaders knew that they were there to fight.

The fullest Parliamentarian account is in the "Discourse," p. 29.

This was the Parliamentarian way of explaining away their defeat.

The Parliamentarian horse were quartered up and down the country.

The parliamentarian Major was considerably embarrassed by this proposal.

To reduce that town, the Parliamentarian forces marched through Peterborough about the middle of the month of April.

He was deprived of his wardenship and imprisoned by the Parliamentarian commissioners when they visited Oxford.

Mr. G. delivered brief but magnificent speech, instinct with the true spirit of Parliamentarian.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s as a designation of one of the sides in the English Civil War; meaning "one versed in parliamentary procedure" dates from 1834. See parliamentary + -ian.

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