Legislative Assembly

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Legislative Assembly


(1) The title of legislative bodies in France that were established by the constitutions of 1791 and 1848. The first legislative assembly was short-lived. It existed only from Oct. 1, 1791, until Sept. 20, 1792, when it was replaced by the National Convention. The second Legislative Assembly was in session from May 28, 1849, until it was dissolved following the counterrevolutionary coup d’etat of Louis Napoleon (Dec. 2, 1851).

(2) The name for the parliament of several foreign states (for example, Costa Rica, El Salvador).

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