Definition of Westminster in US English:


proper noun

  • 1An industrial and commercial city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 88,975 (est. 2008).

  • 2A city in north central Colorado, northwest of Denver; population 107,056 (est. 2008).

  • 3An inner London borough that contains the Houses of Parliament and many government offices. Full name City of Westminster.

    1. 3.1 Used in reference to the British Parliament.
      ‘Westminster enforced successive cuts in pay’
      the houses of parliament, the house of commons, the house of lords, the commons, the lords, the house, the lower house, the upper house, the mother of parliaments
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