house of assembly
Date: 1653 a legislative body or the lower house of a legislature (as in various British colonies, protectorates, and countries of the Commonwealth of Nations)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • House of Assembly — is a name given to the legislature or lower house of a bicameral legislature, in some countries, often at subnational level.Historically, the House of Assembly in British crown colonies superseded the (usually unelected) Legislative Council as… …   Wikipedia

  • House of Assembly — hat verschiedene Bedeutungen: House of Assembly (Bermuda), Unterhaus von Bermuda House of Assembly (Bahamas), Unterhaus von Bahamas House of Assembly (Barbados), Unterhaus von Barbados House of Assembly (Dominica), Unterhaus von Dominica House of …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • house of assembly — a legislative body or the lower house of a legislature (as in the American colonies and various British colonies, protectorates, and countries of the Commonwealth) * * * the legislature or the lower house of the legislature in certain countries… …   Useful english dictionary

  • house of assembly — house′ of assem′bly n. gov the legislature or the lower house of the legislature of certain governments in the Commonwealth of Nations …   From formal English to slang

  • House of Assembly — noun 1. the legislative assembly or the lower chamber of certain bicameral parliaments, especially in Commonwealth countries. 2. the lower house of the parliaments of SA and Tasmania …   Australian English dictionary

  • house of assembly — the legislature or the lower house of the legislature in certain countries of the Commonwealth of Nations. [1645 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • House of Assembly — See assembly …   Black's law dictionary

  • House of Assembly — See assembly …   Black's law dictionary

  • House of Assembly —    Hd British government prepared to grant, 174; Haldimand not favourable to, as matters stood, 195. Dr Of Lower Canada, agitation for, by English residents, 55, 60; opposition to by seigniors, 55; indifference of habitants, 55; Carleton s views… …   The makers of Canada

  • House of Assembly of Dominica — Dominica This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Dominica President Nicholas Liverpool …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”