Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament ˌHouses of ˈParliament noun [plural]
the buildings where the British parliament meets, or the parliament itself:

• Two thousand people demonstrated outside the Houses of Parliament.


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  • Houses of Parliament — n the Houses of Parliament the buildings where the British parliament meets, or the parliament itself →↑House of Commons, House of Lords ↑House of Lords …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Houses of Parliament — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ the Houses of Lords and Commons in the UK regarded together …   English terms dictionary

  • Houses of Parliament — Palace of Westminster mit dem Victoria Tower (links) und dem Clock Tower (rechts) Palace of Westminster zur Blauen Stu …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Houses of Parliament — Palais de Westminster 51°29′58″N 0°7′29″O / 51.49944, 0.12472 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Houses of Parliament — N PROPER COLL: the N In Britain, the Houses of Parliament are the British parliament, which consists of two parts, the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The buildings where the British parliament does its work are also called the Houses of …   English dictionary

  • Houses of Parliament — noun the building in which the House of Commons and the House of Lords meet • Instance Hypernyms: ↑building, ↑edifice • Part Holonyms: ↑Westminster, ↑City of Westminster * * * the ˌHouses of ˈParliament [House …   Useful english dictionary

  • Houses of Parliament — 1. the House of Commons and the House of Lords. 2. the group of buildings beside the River Thames in central London where these two assemblies meet. It is also known as the Palace of Westminster. The original 14th–century palace was badly damaged …   Universalium

  • Houses of Parliament — noun (singular) the buildings where the British parliament meets, or the parliament itself …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Houses of Parliament — plural noun (in the UK) the Houses of Lords and Commons regarded together …   English new terms dictionary

  • Houses of Parliament — noun The House of Commons and the House of Lords housed within the Palace of Westminster …   Wiktionary

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