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noun English History.
the Parliament that assembled November 3, 1640, was expelled by Cromwell in 1653, reconvened in 1659, and was dissolved in 1660.
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Long Parliament

noun English history
the Parliament summoned by Charles I that assembled on Nov 3, 1640, was expelled by Cromwell in 1653, and was finally dissolved in 1660See also Rump Parliament
the Cavalier Parliament of 1661–79
the Parliament called in Henry IV's reign that met from March 1 to Dec 22, 1406
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