house of assembly


noun

the legislature or the lower house of the legislature in certain countries of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Nearby words

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  2. house moss,
  3. house moth,
  4. house mouse,
  5. house music,
  6. house of assignation,
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  8. house of burgesses,
  9. house of cards,
  10. house of commons

Origin of house of assembly

First recorded in 1645–55

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British Dictionary definitions for house of assembly

House of Assembly

noun

a legislative assembly or the lower chamber of such an assembly, esp in various British colonies and countries of the Commonwealth
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