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the Houses of Parliament

noun [plural]
 
 
POLITICS
the buildings where the UK House of Commons and the House of Lords meet: Government departments, the health service and the Houses of Parliament should also become smoke-free.
Translations of “the Houses of Parliament”
in Chinese (Traditional) 議院(上、下議院的合稱)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 议院(上、下议院的合称)…
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