noun, English History.
the remnant of the Long Parliament established by the expulsion of the Presbyterian members in 1648, dismissed by force in 1653, and restored briefly in 1659–60.
(English history) the remainder of the Long Parliament after Pride’s Purge. It sat from 1648–53
noun, plural rumpuses. 1. a noisy or violent disturbance; commotion; uproar: There was a terrible rumpus going on upstairs. 2. a heated controversy: a rumpus over the school-bond issue. noun (pl) -puses 1. a noisy, confused, or disruptive commotion rumpus
noun 1. a recreation room, especially one for children, as in a house. noun 1. (US & Canadian, NZ) a room used for noisy activities, such as parties or children’s games rumpus room
noun 1. (informal) sexual intercourse
- Rum rebellion
noun 1. (Austral) the deposition of Governor William Bligh in 1808 by officers of the New South Wales Corps, caused by his interference in their trading activities, esp in the trafficking of rum