[shawn-uh d ey-ruh n]
- the upper house of the parliament of the Republic of Ireland.Compare Oireachtas(def 1).
Origin of Seanad Éireann
< Irish: senate of Ireland
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- (in the Republic of Ireland) the upper chamber of parliament; the Senate
from Irish, literally: senate of Ireland
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