Houses of Parliament

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Houses of Parliament

(in Britain) n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the building in which the House of Commons and the House of Lords assemble
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) these two chambers considered together
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Noun1.Houses of Parliament - the building in which the House of Commons and the House of Lords meet
City of Westminster, Westminster - a borough of Greater London on the Thames; contains Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey
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Houses of Parliament

(Brit) npl the Houses of Parliament (building) → il palazzo del Parlamento; (members) → il Parlamento
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SOUTH of the armory of Westminster Palace lay the gardens, and here, on the third day following the King's affront to De Vac, might have been a seen a blackhaired woman gowned in a violet cyclas, richly embroidered with gold about the yoke and at the bottom of the loose-pointed sleeves, which reached almost to the similar bordering on the lower hem of the garment.
He added that he was invited to attend the 2019 World Youth Summit to be held at the Westminster Palace and the British Parliament in London to represent Kuwait and the Arab world, with the participation of many leaders and presidents from around the world.
Imagine if Westminster Palace was a school and not the seat of government - you could guarantee that a large percentage of the parents of the children being taught there at the moment would be searching for a new school, having serious concerns regarding the methods, practice and values of those teaching there!
The book was created in England around AD 1200 and was first documented in the Royal Library at Westminster Palace in AD 1542.
CHRIS MONCRIEFF has said Westminster Palace is in a terrible condition and there is a possibility of someone being seriously hurt or even killed.
After a fire destroyed the original Westminster Palace in 1834 the design for the new palace added the clock tower.
As the clock ticks, accusations of "treason" have echoed in Westminster Palace. And in the streets, many wonder whether the decision to depart the European Union still makes sense three years later, or if it ever made sense at all.
Earlier, Shah Mehmood Qureshi attended a large gathering of Kashmir solidarity event at Westminster Palace of United Kingdom (UK) House of Parliament on Monday evening.
Images like bumping into Jacob Rees-Mogg on his way out of Westminster Palace after Theresa May's plan was scalded red.
He also witnessed a model-making contest in which the kids tried to recreate Westminster Palace and Big Ben out of biscuits.
Pakistan and the United Kingdom enjoyed good relations and strengthening of anti-money laundering laws would benefit the two friendly countries, the minister said during a meeting with the British members of the Parliament at the Westminster Palace. He briefed the British parliamentarians about the steps taken by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government and its reforms agenda under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan for strengthening economy, promoting rule of law and good governance, besides the policies directed towards the people, especially the poor, for bringing them out of poverty.
The award ceremony will take place at the British House of Parliament, Westminster Palace in the UK on October 18.

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