third house


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third house

n.
A legislative lobby.

[From its role with respect to the two houses of which many legislatures consist.]

third house

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US a political lobby for a special interest
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Noun1.third house - a group of people who try actively to influence legislation
political entity, political unit - a unit with political responsibilities
National Rifle Association, NRA - a powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the government
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At last the cab drew up at the third house in a new terrace.
In a town, he thought every second person a decoy, and every third house a place in which seamen would be drugged and murdered.
Nora Delaney, in the third house, no longer bought fresh fish for Friday.
Antoine, along the boulevard to Rue Menilmontant, and stopping at the door of the third house on the left looked for some one of whom to make inquiry in the porter's absence.
Israel demolishes the houses of Abu-Eisha and al-Qawasmeh and seals off a third house with concrete in Hebron.
On January 15 he took jewellery and war medals from a third house on the street, said the prosecution.
A father, his son and daughter were killed in one house, a father and his son who was a student was killed in the second house while another man was killed and a woman among two people were wounded in the third house, a local resident claimed.
The third house was for one of Tribe sheikhs in the area and it resulted in injuring one of his family members.
This past November, about 200 members of the church gathered together to make over their third house.
When I moved to the Valley in 1953, every third house had a horse in the back yard.
The third house is in the south Armagh area close to its boundary with Co Louth.

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