Parliamentarian



[pahr-luh-men-tair-ee-uh n, -muh n- or, sometimes, pahrl-yuh-] /ˌpɑr lə mɛnˈtɛər i ən, -mən- or, sometimes, ˌpɑrl yə-/

noun
1.
a person who is expert in the formal rules and procedures of deliberative assemblies and other formal organizations.
2.
(sometimes initial capital letter) British. a member of Parliament.
3.
(initial capital letter) a partisan of the British Parliament in opposition to Charles I.
/ˌpɑːləmɛnˈtɛərɪən/
noun
1.
an expert in parliamentary procedures, etc
2.
(sometimes capital) (Brit) a Member of Parliament
adjective
3.
of or relating to a parliament or parliaments
/ˌpɑːləmɛnˈtɛərɪən/
noun
1.
a supporter of Parliament during the English Civil War
adjective
2.
of or relating to Parliament or its supporters during the English Civil War
n.

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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