Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

backbenches

noun
     
backā€§benches

the backbenches

[plural] British EnglishPGP the seats in the British parliament where ordinary Members of Parliament sit

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary