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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Parliamentary  \Par`lia*men"ta*ry\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  parlementaire.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  Parliament;  as  parliamentary 
  authority.  --Bacon. 
  2.  Enacted  or  done  by  Parliament;  as  a  parliamentary  act 
  --Sir  M.  Hale. 
  3.  According  to  the  rules  and  usages  of  Parliament  or  of 
  deliberative  bodies;  as  a  parliamentary  motion. 
  {Parliamentary  agent},  a  person,  usually  a  solicitor, 
  professionally  employed  by  private  parties  to  explain  and 
  recommend  claims,  bills,  etc.,  under  consideration  of 
  Parliament.  [Eng.] 
  {Parliamentary  train},  one  of  the  trains  which  by  act  of 
  Parliament,  railway  companies  are  required  to  run  for  the 
  conveyance  of  third-class  passengers  at  a  reduced  rate. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  relating  to  or  having  the  nature  of  a  parliament; 
  "parliamentary  reform";  "a  parliamentary  body" 
  2:  having  the  supreme  legislative  power  resting  with  a  body  of 
  cabinet  ministers  chosen  from  and  responsible  to  the 
  legislature  or  parliament;  "parliamentary  government" 
  3:  in  accord  with  rules  and  customs  of  a  legislative  or 
  deliberative  assembly;  "parliamentary  law" 

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