Entry from US English dictionary
The rules that govern the conduct of legislatures and other deliberative bodies.
- President Julia Kimbrough (whose husband was a lawyer and judge) seemed especially to value the rules of parliamentary law.
- She became an expert in parliamentary law - cutting through red tape and also tangling red tape up to suit her purposes.
- Only South Australia's parliamentary law operates as parliamentary law in that territory to govern what I am about to do - so for prospective guidance.
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Syllabification: par·lia·men·ta·ry law
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