Definition of Chiltern Hundreds in English:

Chiltern Hundreds

Syllabification: Chil·tern Hun·dreds
Pronunciation: /ˈCHiltərn ˈhəndrədz
 
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(In the UK) a Crown manor, whose administration is a nominal office for which a member of Parliament applies as a way of resigning from the House of Commons.

Origin

from the Chiltern Hills in southern England and Hundreds (see the noun hundred).

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