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lower house

[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/
one of two branches of a legislature, generally more representative and with more members than the upper branch.
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First recorded in 1570-80 Unabridged
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lower house

one of the two houses of a bicameral legislature: usually the larger and more representative house Also called lower chamber Compare upper house
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Contemporary definitions for lower house

in a bicameral legislature, the branch which generally has a larger membership and is thereby more representative; also called [lower chamber]


The House of Representatives is the "lower house" in the US federal government.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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