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lower chamber

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) another name for lower house

low′er house′

(ˈloʊ ər)
n.
one of two branches of a legislature, generally larger and more representative than the upper branch.
[1570–80]
Translations
dolní sněmovna

Lower Chamber

n (Pol) the Lower Chamberla Camera Bassa
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And with no less do I tell the tale," said Don Quixote; "and so, to proceed- the venerable Montesinos led me into the palace of crystal, where, in a lower chamber, strangely cool and entirely of alabaster, was an elaborately wrought marble tomb, upon which I beheld, stretched at full length, a knight, not of bronze, or marble, or jasper, as are seen on other tombs, but of actual flesh and bone.
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It is important for the fiscal 2009 budget to be enacted within this fiscal year in view of the need to stimulate the economy,'' Aso told a group of Japanese reporters in Washington when asked about the possible timing for dissolution of the lower chamber for a general election.
The DPJ had led the opposition camp and rejected part of a series of government proposals for the BOJ's top and deputy chief posts in the upper house, although the lower chamber voted for all those nominees.
The lower chamber of the Russian parliament yesterday decided to start impeachment proceedings against President Yeltsin this week, despite strong opposition from the government.
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The upper chamber beats faster than the lower chamber,'' he said.