Definitions for upper house
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
one of two branches of a legislature, generally smaller and less representative than the lower branch.
Origin of upper house:
One of the two parts of a parliament in some countries.
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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