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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Continuing or lasting for seven years.

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  • Also the system of Government and opposition and septennial elections almost ensured instability unless the Government had a huge majority.
  • The witnesses (in capital cases) were questioned on seven points, as follows: -- In what Shemitah (or septennial cycle) did it occur?
  • He concluded by stating that the act for septennial parliaments must be repealed, and by proclaiming himself a convert to triennial parliaments.
  • Even in England, he said, where the frequent return of elections was attended with great inconvenience, the propriety of the septennial bill might justly be doubted. for more
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