- 1. To discontinue a session of a parliament. Prorogations not related to the conduct of an election are unusual.
- 2. To postpone; defer.
- 3. To scamper (run) away, with smelly pants, from a scheduled vote of confidence you where going to lose. See Stephen Harper.
- 4. Parlamentary equivalent of Ctrl-Alt-Del re mikeknox
“Prorogue” comes from the Latin: pro, forward, and rogare, ask.
see also : Proroguing and Prorogation.
from the House of Commons website, comes this official definition of prorogation.
has nothing to do with perogies (or Pierogi, perogy, pirohi, piroghi, pirogi, pirogen, pierogy, pirohy, or pyrohy)