[pahr-luh-men-tair-ee-uh-niz-uh m, -muh n- or, sometimes, pahrl-yuh-]
- advocacy of a parliamentary system of government.
Origin of parliamentarianism
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Examples from the Web for parliamentarianism
It was the first definite challenge since the Union to the theory of Parliamentarianism.
That is the Sinn Fein case against the policy of Parliamentarianism, and it is an overwhelming case.
Parliamentarianism, writes Mr. Barry OBrien drolly, was apparently becoming a respectable thing.Lord Randolph Churchill
Winston Spencer Churchill
In days to come the nineteenth century will be quoted as having witnessed the failure of parliamentarianism.The Conquest of Bread
His experience immediately on his return does not strengthen our belief in the "Parliamentarianism" of the preceding century.The Scottish Parliament
Robert S. (Robert Sangster) Rait
- the system of parliamentary government
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