- consisting of a single chamber, as a legislative assembly.
Origin of unicameral
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Nebraska, with its unicameral legislature, would be an exception.How to Sober Up Washington
Mark McKinnon, Lawrence Lessig
April 6, 2010
This Constitution provided for a unicameral legislature, a collective executive branch, and an independent judiciary.Area Handbook for Albania
Eugene K. Keefe
Franklin suggested the adoption of a unicameral legislature, but does not seem to have made any struggle for it.Benjamin Franklin
Frank Luther Mott
Character and powers of Congress; congress versus president; experiments with unicameral legislatures.A Syllabus of Hispanic-American History
William Whatley Pierson
Paine frankly retracts an old opinion of his own, that the legislature should be unicameral.The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. I. (of II)
Moncure Daniel Conway
Unicameral, ū-ni-kam′e-ral, adj. consisting of but one chamber, of a legislative body.
- of or characterized by a single legislative chamber
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