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Second Chamber

noun
1.
See under States-General (def 1).
Origin of Second Chamber
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05

States-General

[steyts-jen-er-uh l] /ˈsteɪtsˈdʒɛn ər əl/
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
First recorded in 1575-85
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British Dictionary definitions for Second Chamber

second chamber

noun
1.
the upper house of a bicameral legislative assembly
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