noun French History.
the legislature of France 1791–92.
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noun (often capitals)
the bicameral legislature in 28 states of the US
the lower chamber of the bicameral state legislatures in several Commonwealth countries, such as Australia
the unicameral legislature in most Canadian provinces
any assembly with legislative powers
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