Long Parliament


Long Parliament
Long Parliament
n.
the English Parliament that met in 1640, was expelled by Cromwell in 1653, reconvened briefly in 1659, and was dissolved in 1660

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  • Long Parliament — Long Long, a. [Compar. {Longer}; superl. {Longest}.] [AS. long, lang; akin to OS, OFries., D., & G. lang, Icel. langr, Sw. l[*a]ng, Dan. lang, Goth. laggs, L. longus. [root]125. Cf. {Length}, {Ling} a fish, {Linger}, {Lunge}, {Purloin}.] 1. Drawn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Long Parliament — Parliament Par lia*ment, n. [OE. parlement, F. parlement, fr. parler to speak; cf. LL. parlamentum, parliamentum. See {Parley}.] 1. A parleying; a discussion; a conference. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] But first they held their parliament. Rom. of R.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Long Parliament — The Long Parliament is the name of the English Parliament called by Charles I, on 3 November 1640, [This article uses the Julian calendar with the start of year adjusted to 1 January (For a more detailed explanation, see )] following the Bishops… …   Wikipedia

  • Long Parliament — Eng. Hist. the Parliament that assembled November 3, 1640, was expelled by Cromwell in 1653, reconvened in 1659, and was dissolved in 1660. * * * Session of the English Parliament summoned in November 1640 by Charles I, so named to distinguish it …   Universalium

  • Long Parliament — The name usually given to the parliament which met in November, 1640, under Charles I., and was dissolved by Cromwell on the 10th of April, 1653. The name Long Parliament is, however, also given to the parliament which met in 1661, after the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Long Parliament — The name usually given to the parliament which met in November, 1640, under Charles I., and was dissolved by Cromwell on the 10th of April, 1653. The name Long Parliament is, however, also given to the parliament which met in 1661, after the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Long Parliament — Long′ Par′liament n. why the English Parliament that assembled in 1640, was dismissed by Cromwell in 1653, reconvened in 1659, and was dissolved in 1660 …   From formal English to slang

  • Long Parliament — /lɒŋ ˈpaləmənt/ (say long pahluhmuhnt) noun the parliament summoned by Charles I that assembled on 3 November 1640, was expelled by Cromwell in 1653, reconvened in 1659, and was dissolved in 1660 …   Australian English dictionary

  • LONG PARLIAMENT —    the celebrated English Parliament which assembled 3rd November 1640, and was dissolved by Cromwell 20th April 1653, and which was afterwards restored, and did not finally decease till 16th March 1660 …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • long parliament — English Parliament (assembled on November 3rd 1640, was expelled by Cromwell in 1653, reassembled in 1659 and dissolved in 1660) …   English contemporary dictionary