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Representatives, House of:

see Congress of the United StatesCongress of the United States,
the legislative branch of the federal government, instituted (1789) by Article 1 of the Constitution of the United States, which prescribes its membership and defines its powers.
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House of Representatives:

see Congress of the United StatesCongress of the United States,
the legislative branch of the federal government, instituted (1789) by Article 1 of the Constitution of the United States, which prescribes its membership and defines its powers.
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House of Representatives

 

the name of the lower house of the legislatures of Belgium, Colombia (in these countries it is called the Chamber of Representatives and Chamber of Deputies, respectively), the USA, Japan, Australia, Jamaica, Paraguay, and some other countries; in New Zealand it is the name of the unicameral legislature. The first House of Representatives was formed in the USA according to the provisions of the Constitution of 1787.

House of Representatives

1. (in the US) the lower chamber of Congress
2. (in Australia) the lower chamber of Parliament
3. the sole chamber of New Zealand's Parliament: formerly the lower chamber
4. (in the US) the lower chamber in many state legislatures