[ shawn-uhd ey-ruhn ]
/ ˈʃɔn əd ˈeɪ rən /
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the upper house of the parliament of the Republic of Ireland.Compare Oireachtas (def. 1).
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Origin of Seanad Éireann
<Irish: senate of Ireland
Words nearby Seanad Éireann
seamster, seamstress, seamy, seamy side, Sean, Seanad Éireann, séance, sea nettle, sea oats, Sea of Tranquility, sea onion
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British Dictionary definitions for Seanad Éireann
/ (ˈʃænəð ˈeːrən) /
(in the Republic of Ireland) the upper chamber of parliament; the Senate
Word Origin for Seanad Éireann
from Irish, literally: senate of Ireland
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