consisting of a single chamber, as a legislative assembly.
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- u·ni·cam·er·al·ism, noun
- u·ni·cam·er·al·ly, adverb
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How to use unicameral in a sentence
Although, actually, Nebraska is exactly like Kansas, except it has a unicameral legislature.
Nebraska, with its unicameral legislature, would be an exception.
unicameral, ū-ni-kam′e-ral, adj. consisting of but one chamber, of a legislative body.
In structure it represents a curious cross between the principles of unicameral and bicameral organization.The Governments of Europe | Frederic Austin Ogg
Paine frankly retracts an old opinion of his own, that the legislature should be unicameral.The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. I. (of II) | Moncure Daniel Conway
Character and powers of Congress; congress versus president; experiments with unicameral legislatures.A Syllabus of Hispanic-American History | William Whatley Pierson
Franklin suggested the adoption of a unicameral legislature, but does not seem to have made any struggle for it.Benjamin Franklin | Frank Luther Mott
British Dictionary definitions for unicameral
of or characterized by a single legislative chamber
- unicameralism, noun
- unicameralist, noun
- unicamerally, adverb
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