Roget category 6965. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.3. Voluntary action
›› 5.3.2. Complex voluntary action
senate, senatus [Lat.], parliament, chamber of deputies, directory, reichsrath [G.], rigsdag, cortes [Sp.], storthing†, witenagemote†, junta, divan, musnud†, sanhedrim — classis† — Amphictyonic council† — duma [Rus.], house of representatives — legislative assembly, legislative council — riksdag†, volksraad [G.], witan†, caput†, consistory, chapter, syndicate — court of appeal etc. (tribunal) 966 — board of control, board of works — vestry — county council, local board.
audience chamber, council chamber, state chamber.
cabinet council, privy council — cockpit, convocation, synod, congress, convention, diet, states-general.
[formal gathering of members of a council: script] assembly, caucus, conclave, clique, conventicle — meeting, sitting, seance, conference, convention, exhibition, session, palaver, pourparler, durbar†, house — quorum — council fire [U.S.], powwow [U.S.], primary [U.S.].
meeting, assemblage etc. 72.
[person who is member of a council] member — senator — member of parliament, M.
P. — councilor, representative of the people — assemblyman, congressman — councilman, councilwoman, alderman, freeholder.
hold council —
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