Origin of senatorMiddle English senatour from Old French senateur from Classical Latin senator
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.
- 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").
- A senator must be at least 25 years of age.
- The thirteen districts in their council nominated four caporioni, who acted in concert with a senator, appointed, like the podest of other cities, for supreme judicial functions.
- The occasion of this famous Webster-Hayne debate was the introduction by Senator Samuel A.
- Blaine, a fellow Republican senator, was especially marked.
- In Venice also the artist executed for the senator Sagredo some remarkable battle-pieces.