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the Houses of Parliamentnoun [plural]

uk   us  
the UK ​parliament, consisting of the House of Commons and the House of Lords
(Definition of the Houses of Parliament from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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the Houses of Parliamentnoun [plural]

uk   us   POLITICS
the ​buildings where the UK ​House of Commons and the ​House of Lords ​meet: Government ​departments, the ​healthservice and the Houses of Parliament should also become smoke-free.
(Definition of the Houses of Parliament from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the Houses of Parliament”
in Chinese (Simplified) 议院(上、下议院的合称)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 議院(上、下議院的合稱)…
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