lower house


Definition of lower house

: the popular and often the larger and more representative branch of a legislative body having two chambers the lower house of the Dominion Parliament is known as the House of Commons— F. A. Magruder

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First Known Use of lower house

1523, in the meaning defined above

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“Lower house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lower%20house. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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