a member of a senate.
(initial capital letter) (in the U.S.) a title of respect accorded a person who is or has been a member of the Senate.

1175–1225; Middle English senatour < Anglo-French < Latin senātor, equivalent to sen(ātus) senate + -ātor -ator

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senator (ˈsɛnətə)
1.  (often capital) a member of a Senate or senate
2.  any legislator or statesman

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Example sentences
The senator withholds criticism about the robot's ability to pair socks.
The senator is shown in a sort of monk outfit, and he has a hand halo as well as the normal head halo.
The senator also opposes abortion and all federal funding of abortion.
He was elected a perpetual senator, and enjoyed a position of the highest
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