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.


© Webster 1913.

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