house of assembly


noun

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
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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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