parliament englannista suomeksi
A formal council summoned (especially by a monarch) to discuss important issues. (defdate)
In many countries, the legislative branch of government, a deliberative assembly or set of assemblies whose elected or appointed members meet to debate the major political issues of the day, make, amend, and repeal laws, authorize the executive branch of government to spend money, and in some cases exercise judicial powers; a legislature. (defdate)
(quote-journal)|city=London|date=14 December 2011|passage=The row started over who will run for parliament in a wealthy rightwing constituency on the left bank in Paris, a safe seat for Sarkozy's ruling UMP.
A particular assembly of the members of such a legislature, as convened for a specific purpose or period of time (commonly designated with an number – for example, ''first parliament'' or ''12th parliament'' – or a descriptive adjective – for example, ''(w)'', ''(w)'' and ''(w)''). (defdate)
(quote-book)|series=Novels|Waverley Tales|seriesvolume=49|edition=Parker's|volume=I|location=Boston, Mass.|publisher=Hale Parker|Samuel Hale Parker|year=1834|page=223|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=W6o9AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA223|oclc=191248677|passage=The army under Lambert again thrust the Rump Parliament out of doors, and commenced a new military government, by means of a committee of officers, called the Council of Safety.
(quote-book) (..) In Two Volumes|location=New York, N.Y.|publisher=(w), 443 & 445 (Manhattan)|Broadway|year=1866|volume=I|page=32|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=D7RUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA32|oclc=236091751|passage="The people at home call it a rook's parliament when a whole crowd of rooks settle on some bare, wide common, and sit there as if they were consulting, not feeding, only stalking about with drooping wings, and solemn black cloaks."
2016, (w), ''Jerusalem'', Liveright 2016, p. 122:
- He'd seen a parliament of rooks a hundred strong fall on and kill one of their number amongst the nodding barley rows, and had been shown a yew that had the face of Jesus in its bark.
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1846, Albert Smith, ''The Snob's Progress''
- The children had long ago found out that the kites and shuttlecocks were failures; and popular rumour spoke in deprecating terms of the parliament and gingerbread in general, comparing it to petrified sponge, or slices of pumice stone.