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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Proro’gue (2 syl.).
 
The Parliament was prorogued. Dismissed for the holidays, or suspended for a time. (Latin, pro-rogo, to prolong.) If dismissed entirely it is said to be “dissolved.”   1
 


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