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noun
the legislature in some states of the U.S.
the main deliberative body of the United Nations, composed of delegations from member nations.
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Origin of General Assembly

An Americanism dating back to 1610–20
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British Dictionary definitions for General Assembly

General Assembly

noun
the deliberative assembly of the United NationsAbbreviation: GA
the former name for the parliament of New Zealand
the supreme governing body of certain religious denominations, esp of the Presbyterian Church
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