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up′per house′(n.)

  1. one of two branches of a legislature, generally smaller and less representative than the lower branch.

    Category: Government

Origin of upper house:

1525–35

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  1. upper house(Noun)

    One of the two parts of a parliament in some countries.

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  1. Upper house

    An upper house, often called a senate, is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the lower house. A legislature composed of only one house is described as unicameral.

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