Definition of Seanad in English:

Seanad

(also Seanad Éireann)

proper noun

  • The upper house of Parliament in the Republic of Ireland, composed of sixty members, of whom eleven are nominated by the Taoiseach and forty-nine are elected by institutions.

Origin

Irish, ‘senate (of Ireland)’.

Pronunciation

Seanad

/ˈsʲanəd//ˈʃanəð//ˈʃanəd/