the House of Representatives

Definition of the House of Representatives

:the larger part of the U.S. Congress or of the Parliament of Australia or New Zealand

Word by Word Definitions

house play
  1. : a building that serves as living quarters for one or a few families : home

  2. : a shelter or refuge (such as a nest or den) of a wild animal

  3. : a natural covering (such as a test or shell) that encloses and protects an animal or a colony of zooids

  1. : to provide with living quarters or shelter

  2. : to store in a building

  3. : to encase, enclose, or shelter as if by putting in a house (see 1house)

representative play representatives
  1. : serving to represent

  2. : standing or acting for another especially through delegated authority

  3. : of, based on, or constituting a government in which the many are represented by persons chosen from among them usually by election

  1. : one that represents another or others: such as

  2. : one that represents a constituency as a member of a legislative body

  3. : a member of the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress or a state legislature


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