the House of Commons

noun phrase

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: the part of the British or Canadian Parliament whose members are elected by voters

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“The House of Commons.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20House%20of%20Commons. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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