house of assembly

noun phrase

Definition of house of assembly

: a legislative body or the lower house of a legislature (as in various British colonies, protectorates, and countries of the Commonwealth of Nations)

First Known Use of house of assembly

1653, in the meaning defined above

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“House of assembly.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/house%20of%20assembly. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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