house of assembly


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

Origin of house of assembly

First recorded in 1645–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for house of assembly

House of Assembly


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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