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parliament
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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a legislative assembly in certain countries (that can pass laws)
  • Or the member of Parliament, now at the head of the English branch of the family,—with which the elder stock, on this side of the Atlantic, had held little or no intercourse for the last two centuries,—this eminent gentleman might invite Hepzibah to quit the ruinous House of the Seven Gables, and come over to dwell with her kindred at Pyncheon Hall.
    Chapter 4 — A Day Behind the Counter (64% in)

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