Second Chamber

Second Chamber

noun
See under States-General ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1900–05

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States-General

[steyts-jen-er-uhl]
noun
1.
the parliament of the Netherlands, consisting of an upper chamber (First Chamber) and a lower chamber (Second Chamber)
2.
French History. the legislative body in France before the French revolution.

Origin:
1575–85

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second chamber
 
n
the upper house of a bicameral legislative assembly

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