Definition of Chiltern Hundreds in English:

Chiltern Hundreds

proper noun

  • (in the UK) a Crown manor, whose administration is a nominal office for which a member of Parliament applies as a way of resigning from the House of Commons.

Origin

From the Chiltern Hills in southern England and Hundreds (see the noun hundred).

Pronunciation:

Chiltern Hundreds

/ˌCHiltərn ˈhəndrədz/