Share this entry

self-denying ordinance Line breaks: self-denying or¦din|ance

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of self-denying ordinance in English:


A resolution (1645) of the Long Parliament depriving members of parliament of civil and military office.

Definition of self-denying ordinance in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day fortissimo
Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly