Definition of


  1. (noun, group) persons who make or amend or repeal laws

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Alternate forms of Legislature

Derivations: legislate

Hyponyms: congress, diet, duma, house, legislative council, parliament, senate, u.s. congress, united states congress, us congress

Hypernyms: assembly

Origin of the word Legislature

  1. 1670s, ult. from L. legis lator "a proposer of a law" (see legislator). more

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Words that sound like Legislature

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