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States General

pl n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the bicameral legislature of the Netherlands
2. (Historical Terms) history
a. an assembly of the estates of an entire country in contrast to those of a single province
b. Also called: Estates General the assembly of the estates of all France, last meeting in 1789
c. the sovereign body of the Dutch republic from the 16th to 18th century
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Noun1.States General - assembly of the estates of an entire country especially the sovereign body of the Dutch republic from 16th to 18th centuries
assembly - a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
Estates General - assembly of the estates of all France; last meeting in 1789
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