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senators, plural;
  1. A member of a senate


  1. a member of a senate
  2. (senatorship) the office of senator
  3. (senate) assembly possessing high legislative powers
  4. United States Senate: the upper house of the United States Congress
  5. Senator is an indie pop musical project, conceived by singer-songwriter Adam Greenberg, and based in New York City.
  6. Flavius Senator (floruit 436-449) was a politician of the Eastern Roman Empire.
  7. The Senator is the largest Bald Cypress tree in the United States, located in Big Tree Park, Longwood, Florida. It is tall, with a trunk diameter of .
  8. The Senator is the college newspaper of Davis & Elkins College.
  9. A senate is a deliberative assembly, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature or parliament. There have been many such bodies in history, since senate means the assembly of the eldest and wiser members of the society and ruling class. ...
  10. (Senate (Fiji)) The Senate of Fiji is the upper chamber of Parliament. It is the less powerful of the two chambers; it may not initiate legislation, but may amend or veto it. The Senate's powers over financial bills are more restricted: it may veto them in their entirety, but may not amend them. ...
  11. A member, normally elected, in the house or chamber of a legislature called a senate. The legislatures of the United States and Canada have senators; A position in government held in ancient Rome by experienced, elder officials as advisors or consultants for younger, less experienced functionaries
  12. (senate) In some bicameral legislative systems, the upper house or chamber; A group of experienced, respected, wise individuals serving as decision makers or advisors in a political system or in institutional governance, as in a university, and traditionally of advanced age and male
  13. (Senators) Sensational Breakaway
  14. (Senate) the “upper house” of the U.S. Congress.  There are two U.S. senators from each state, and they serve six year terms.  Originally, they were appointed by each state’s legislature, but in the early 1900s, a constitutional amendment set up direct election of senators by the voters. ...
  15. (Senate) (n, proper) the unelected upper chamber of Canada's Parliament, made up of 105 Senators who have been appointed to their jobs by past and present prime ministers and will hold their positions until death or age 75, whichever comes first. (see "Parliament")
  16. (Senate) A body of about 300 men, the Senate made laws, directed state finances and managed foreign affairs. Roughly half of the Senate was elected by the Great Council while the remainder were members by virtue of their states offices.
  17. (Senate) A council of senior men selected from civil offices who directed the Roman state.
  18. (Senate) Assembly of Roman aristocrats; advised on policy within the republic; one of the early elements of the Roman constitution. (p. 153)
  19. (Senate) The 50-member body that meets on the south side of the Capitol.
  20. (Senate) The legislative body consisting of 30 members, called senators, each representing districts of approximately 114,000 Oregon citizens.
  21. (Senate) Theoretically the governing body of the University, though power has shifted elsewhere. Composed of all living M.A. holders. However, occasionally contentious issues are referred to the Senate.
  22. (Senate) branch of the Martian government established in the Pavonis Mons Congress constitution. See Martian government.
  23. (Senate) the upper house of the legislature, composed of fifty members who are at least twenty-five years old, have been residents of North Carolina for at least two years, and have lived in the district they represent for at least one year
  24. (senate) effectively, the governing body of Rome during the republic; composed of ex-officials from patrician and, later, wealthy plebian, families, who served for life. Though its formal role was consultative, the Senate exercised great power over Rome’s officials and assemblies. ...
  25. is the Senate of Wilfrid Laurier University, as constituted pursuant to the Act.