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Hansard

[ han-serd ]
/ ˈhæn sərd /
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noun
the official verbatim published reports of the debates and proceedings in the British Parliament.
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Origin of Hansard

Named after Luke Hansard (1752–1828) and his descendants, who compiled the reports until 1889
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British Dictionary definitions for Hansard

Hansard
/ (ˈhænsɑːd) /

noun
the official report of the proceedings of the British Parliament
a similar report kept by other legislative bodies

Word Origin for Hansard

C19: named after T.C. Hansard (1752–1828) and his son, who compiled the reports until 1889
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