Definition of Seanad in English:

Seanad

Syllabification: Sean·ad
Pronunciation: /ˈSHônəd, ˈSHänəT͟H
 
/
(also Seanad Éireann /ˈārən/)
  • The upper house of Parliament in the Republic of Ireland, composed of sixty members, of whom eleven are nominated by the Taoiseach and forty-nine are elected by institutions.

Origin

Irish, 'senate (of Ireland)'.

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