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senate

  

      n  
1    any legislative or governing body considered to resemble a Senate  
2    the main governing body at some colleges and universities  
     (C13: from Latin senatus council of the elders, from senex an old man)  


Senate  
      n   sometimes not cap  
1    the upper chamber of the legislatures of the U.S., Canada, Australia, and many other countries  
2    the legislative council of ancient Rome. Originally the council of the kings, the Senate became the highest legislative, judicial, and religious authority in republican Rome  
3    the ruling body of certain free cities in medieval and modern Europe  
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Senate  
      n   sometimes not cap  
1    the upper chamber of the legislatures of the U.S., Canada, Australia, and many other countries  
2    the legislative council of ancient Rome. Originally the council of the kings, the Senate became the highest legislative, judicial, and religious authority in republican Rome  
3    the ruling body of certain free cities in medieval and modern Europe  


senate  
      n  
1    any legislative or governing body considered to resemble a Senate  
2    the main governing body at some colleges and universities  
     (C13: from Latin senatus council of the elders, from senex an old man)  

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sensate, Santee, sena, sent

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