Pronunciation: (pär"lu-men'tu-rē, -trē or, sometimes, pärl"yu-), [key]
1. of or pertaining to a parliament or any of its members.
2. enacted or established by a parliament.
3. having a parliament.
4. of the nature of a parliament.
5. in accordance with the formal rules governing the methods of procedure, discussion, and debate in deliberative bodies and organized assemblies: parliamentary order.
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