Definitions of prorogation

  1. The act of counting in duration; prolongation. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. The act of proroguing; the ending of the session of Parliament, and postponing of its business, by the command of the sovereign. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. Act of proroguing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. The act of proroguing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. The continuance of Parliament from the end of one session till the commencement of another, by royal authority-an adjournment is a continuance of the continuance of the session from day to day. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for prorogation

  1. He suggested that the general should reopen it after the prorogation – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon