What is prorogue?

Some articles on prorogue:

2008–2009 Canadian Parliamentary Dispute - The Role of The Governor General - Prorogation of Parliament
... the Governor General could have agreed to prorogue parliament, though on the condition that the government only manage day-to-day affairs until parliament was reconvened the Governor General would not approve ... Macdonald asked Governor General the Earl of Dufferin to prorogue parliament in order to stop the work of a committee investigating Macdonald's involvement in the ... While the Governor General did reluctantly prorogue parliament, he limited it to a period of ten weeks ...

More definitions of "prorogue":

  • (verb): Adjourn by royal prerogative; without dissolving the legislative body.