bicameral

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adjective bi·cam·er·al \(ˌ)bī-ˈkam-rəl, -ˈka-mə-\

Definition of bicameral

  1. government :  having, consisting of, or based on two legislative chambers (see 1chamber 4a) <a bicameral legislature comprised of the House of Representatives and the Senate>

bicameralism

play \-rə-ˌli-zəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of bicameral

1bi- + Late Latin camera chamber — more at chamber


First Known Use: circa 1832


BICAMERAL Defined for English Language Learners

bicameral

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adjective bi·cam·er·al \(ˌ)bī-ˈkam-rəl, -ˈka-mə-\

Definition of bicameral for English Language Learners

  • : having two parts


Medical Dictionary

bicameral

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adjective bi·cam·er·al \(ˈ)bī-ˈkam-(ə-)rəl\

Medical Definition of bicameral

  1. :  having two chambers


Law Dictionary

bicameral

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adjective bi·cam·er·al \ˌbī-ˈka-mə-rəl\

Legal Definition of bicameral

  1. :  having, consisting of, or based on two legislative chambers <a bicameral legislature>

bicameralism

\ˌbī-ˈka-mə-rə-ˌli-zəm\ play noun

bicamerality

\ˌbī-ˌka-mə-ˈra-lə-tē\ noun

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