General assembly


General assembly

"General assembly" could be:

International

*The United Nations General Assembly
*The General Assembly of the Organization of American States, an inter-governmental body in the Americas
*The FIA General Assembly, an international motoring organization

Christianity

* General Assembly (presbyterian church), a supreme governing body, such as the
**General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
**General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland
**"See also List of Christian denominations#Presbyterian and Reformed Churches
*The General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches, representing Unitarian churches in the United Kingdom
*The General Assembly (Unitarian Universalist Association), representing member congregations in the United States

United States

*The official name of the state legislature in several states in the United States:
**Arkansas General Assembly
**Colorado General Assembly
**Connecticut General Assembly
**Delaware General Assembly
**Georgia General Assembly
**Illinois General Assembly
**Indiana General Assembly
**Iowa General Assembly
**Kentucky General Assembly
**Maryland General Assembly
**Missouri General Assembly
**New Jersey General Assembly
**North Carolina General Assembly
**Ohio General Assembly
**Pennsylvania General Assembly
**Rhode Island General Assembly
**South Carolina General Assembly
**Tennessee General Assembly
**Vermont General Assembly
**Virginia General Assembly
*The lower house of the legislature in the state of New Jersey, the New Jersey General Assembly
*The legislature in the former British colonies in North America

National

*A General Assembly (or meeting) of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly, the unicameral provincial legislature

*The General Assembly of the Parliament of New Zealand, the former name for the combined upper and lower houses of parliament and the Governor-General of New Zealand
*The "landsgemeinde" of all citizens used as an institution of direct democracy in some Swiss cantons
*"General assembly", the de-Facto parliament of rebllious Ireland between 1641 and 1649 (see Confederate Ireland#Constitution)

*Generally, an official session of the members, or representative members, of a union, church, association, or similar organization.


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  • General assembly — General Gen er*al, a. [F. g[ e]n[ e]ral, fr. L. generalis. See {Genus}.] 1. Relating to a genus or kind; pertaining to a whole class or order; as, a general law of animal or vegetable economy. [1913 Webster] 2. Comprehending many species or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • general assembly — n 1: a legislative assembly; esp: a U.S. state legislature 2 cap G&A: the supreme deliberative body of the United Nations Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • general assembly — n. ☆ 1. [often G A ] in some states of the U.S., the legislative assembly 2. [G A ] the deliberative assembly of the United Nations 3. the highest governing body of the Presbyterian Church or the national association of certain other Protestant… …   English World dictionary

  • general assembly — noun persons who make or amend or repeal laws • Syn: ↑legislature, ↑legislative assembly, ↑legislative body, ↑law makers • Derivationally related forms: ↑legislate (for: ↑legislature) …   Useful english dictionary

  • General Assembly — noun the supreme deliberative assembly of the United Nations • Hypernyms: ↑deliberative assembly • Member Holonyms: ↑United Nations, ↑UN * * * noun 1. : the highest ecclesiastical judiciary or governing board of certain national churches …   Useful english dictionary

  • General Assembly — General As|sem|bly, the 1.) the group that represents all of the countries which belong to the ↑United Nations. Its members meet regularly to discuss plans and vote on suggestions, with each country having one vote →↑security Council, the 2.) a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • general assembly — public meeting, legislative assembly, general gathering of all parties involved …   English contemporary dictionary

  • general assembly — noun Date: circa 1572 1. the highest governing body in a religious denomination (as the United Presbyterian Church) 2. a legislative assembly; especially a United States state legislature 3. capitalized G&A the supreme deliberative body of the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • General Assembly — 1. the legislature in some states of the U.S. 2. the main deliberative body of the United Nations, composed of delegations from member nations. [1610 20, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • General Assembly —  Генеральная Ассамблея …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов


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