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Chil'tern Hun'dreds



Pronunciation: (chil'turn), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/chiltern-hundreds.html on line 73 [key] Brit.
1. certain crown lands, the stewardship of which is nominally bestowed on a member of the House of Commons to provide an excuse to resign, as members are not allowed to hold titular office from the crown.
2. to apply for the Chiltern Hundreds, to resign or express a desire to resign from the House of Commons.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/chiltern-hundreds.html on line 119 Chiltern Hundreds (Encyclopedia)

 

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