General Assembly


noun

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

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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