Hansard meaning

hănsərd
The official report of the proceedings and debates of a legislature in the Commonwealth of Nations, especially of the British or Canadian parliament.
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The official record of proceedings in the British Parliament.
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The official report of discussions in the British and some Commonwealth parliaments.
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(historical) A merchant of one of the Hanse towns.
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Origin of hansard

  • After Luke Hansard (1752–1828), British printer

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • About 1859. After London printer Luke Hansard (1752–1828), whose company printed and later published the British debates of parliament. The printed debates were titled Hansard from 1829.

    From Wiktionary