lower chamber

lower chamber

the House of Assembly resembles … the lower chambers in the other Dominions — Alexander Brady

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ˌlower ˈhouse [lower house] (also ˌlower ˈchamber) noun singular
the larger group of people who make laws in a country, usually consisting of elected representatives, such as the House of Commons in Britain or the House of Representatives in the US

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