Pro`ro*ga"tion (?), n. [L. prorogatio: cf. F. prorogation.]
The act of counting in duration; prolongation.
The act of proroguing; the ending of the session of Parliament, and postponing of its business, by the command of the sovereign.
⇒ After an adjournment all things continue as they were at the adjournment; whereas, after a prorogation, bill introduced and nut passed are as if they had never been begun at all.
Mozley & W.
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