The Idaho senators meet in the senate chamber of the Idaho State Capitol Building in Boise.
An example of a former U.S. senator is Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Origin of senatorMiddle English senatour from Old French senateur from Classical Latin senator
- A member, normally elected, in the house or chamber of a legislature called a senate. The legislatures of the United States and Canada have senators.
- (historical) A position in government held in ancient Rome by experienced, elder officials as advisors or consultants for younger, less experienced functionaries.
- A member of the king's council.
From Latin senÄtor, ultimately from senex (“old").