general assembly

noun

Definition of general assembly

  1. 1 :  the highest governing body in a religious denomination (such as the United Presbyterian Church)

  2. 2 :  a legislative assembly; especially :  a U.S. state legislature

  3. 3 capitalized G&A :  the supreme deliberative body of the United Nations

First Known Use of general assembly

1550


Law Dictionary

general assembly

noun

Legal Definition of general assembly

  1. 1 :  a legislative assembly; especially :  a U.S. state legislature

  2. 2 capitalized G&A :  the supreme deliberative body of the United Nations


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