Origin of m.p.

From the Latin word modō praescrīptō


or MP

  1. Member of Parliament.
  2. Metropolitan Police.
  3. military police.
  4. Military Policeman.
  5. Mounted Police.
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Word Origin and History for m.p.


1917, abbreviation of military police, which is recorded from 1827.

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