- legislative assembly
- nounpersons who make or amend or repeal laws• Members of this Topic:↑uninominal, ↑one-member, ↑uninominal system, ↑uninominal voting system, ↑single-member system, ↑scrutin uninomial system, ↑scrutin uninominal voting system, ↑sergeant at arms, ↑serjeant-at-arms, ↑appropriation• Hypernyms: ↑assembly• Hyponyms:↑senate, ↑Congress, ↑United States Congress, ↑U.S. Congress, ↑US Congress, ↑house, ↑legislative council, ↑congress, ↑diet, ↑parliament, ↑Duma
* * *nounUsage: often capitalized L&A1. : a bicameral legislature in an American state or territory
election to the legislative assembly in Montana or Oregon
in Puerto Rico … a daily record of its proceedings shall be published by the Legislative Assembly — G.K.Lewis2. : the lower house of a bicameral legislature; especially : one in a state or province of a nation that is a member of the British Commonwealth
depriving the … government in South Australia of its absolute majority of the floor of the Legislative Assembly — Australian Weekly Review
elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the Indian States3. : a unicameral legislature
the membership of the East African Central Legislative Assembly — United Kingdom Dependenciesespecially : one in a Canadian province
the Legislative Assembly in Alberta
* * *Fr. Hist.the legislature of France 1791-92.
* * *Legislative Assembly● assemble
* * *legislative assembly or Legislative Assembly,1. the lower branch of the legislature in some states of the United States.2. the bicameral legislature of certain states of the United States.Legislative Assembly,1. the popularly elected legislature of a Canadian province.2. the legislature of France from 1791 to 1792, during the French Revolution.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.