- Institution whose elected or appointed members meet to debate the major political issues of the day and to exercise legislative powers, and in some cases executive or judicial powers also.
- (context, by extension) The collective noun for a group of rooks (italbrac, the species of bird) or owls.
Etymology: parlement, "debating (-chamber)"; < parler, "to speak".
- Dutch: parlement(nl)n
- French: parlement(fr)m
- German: Parlament(de)n
- Italian: parlamento(it)m
- Spanish: parlamento(es)m
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