Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

First Chamber

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. See under States-General(def 1).
Show More

States-General

[steyts-jen-er-uh l]
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.
Show More

Origin of States-General

First recorded in 1575–85
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018