States-General

[ steyts-jen-er-uh l ]
/ ˈsteɪtsˈdʒɛn ər əl /

noun

the parliament of the Netherlands, consisting of an upper chamber (First Chamber) and a lower chamber (Second Chamber).
French History. the legislative body in France before the French Revolution.

Origin of States-General

First recorded in 1575–85
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