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 Chiltern Hills and Hundreds (see the hundred (noun)).

Pronunciation

Chiltern Hundreds

/ˌCHiltərn ˈhəndrədz//ˌtʃɪltərn ˈhəndrədz/