House of Lords


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legislative assembly of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Over the centuries it has become more than a legislative body; it is the sovereign power of Great Britain, whereas the monarch remains sovereign in name only.
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House of Lords:

see ParliamentParliament,
legislative assembly of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Over the centuries it has become more than a legislative body; it is the sovereign power of Great Britain, whereas the monarch remains sovereign in name only.
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House of Lords

 

the upper house of the British Parliament, composed of lords temporal (peers) and lords spiritual, and presided over by the lord chancellor. The legislative powers of the House of Lords were limited by the Parliament Acts of 1911 and 1949.

House of Lords

(in Britain) the upper chamber of Parliament, composed of the peers of the realm
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