House of Lords

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House of Lords

n. Abbr. HL
The upper house of Parliament in the United Kingdom, made up of members of the nobility and high-ranking clergy.

House of Lords

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) the upper chamber of Parliament, composed of the peers of the realm

House′ of Lords′


n.
the nonelective upper house of the British Parliament.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.House of Lords - the upper house of the British parliament
house - an official assembly having legislative powers; "a bicameral legislature has two houses"
British Parliament - the British legislative body
peer of the realm - a peer who is entitled to sit in the House of Lords
Translations
Sněmovna lordů
Cámera de los Lores

House of Lords

n (Brit) the House of Lordsla Camera dei Lords
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