bicameral

adjective bi·cam·er·al \ (ˌ)bī-ˈkam-rəl , -ˈka-mə- \
Updated on: 19 May 2018
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

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Origin and Etymology of bicameral

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

BICAMERAL Defined for English Language Learners

bicameral

  • : having two parts


Medical Dictionary

bicameral

adjective bi·cam·er·al \ (ˈ)bī-ˈkam-(ə-)rəl \
: having two chambers

Law Dictionary

bicameral

adjective bi·cam·er·al \ ˌbī-ˈka-mə-rəl \
: having, consisting of, or based on two legislative chambers
  • a bicameral legislature

bicameralism

play \ˌbī-ˈka-mə-rə-ˌli-zəm\ noun

bicamerality

\ˌbī-ˌka-mə-ˈra-lə-tē\ noun

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