Bicameral meaning

bī-kămər-əl
The definition of bicameral is something with two lawmaking groups.

An example of bicameral is the United States Congress which has the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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Composed of or based on two legislative chambers or branches.

A bicameral legislature.

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Made up of or having two legislative chambers.

Congress is a bicameral legislature.

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Composed of or having two chambers, as an abscess divided by a septum.
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Composed of or having two chambers, as an abscess divided by a septum.
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(typography, of a typeface or script) Having two cases: uppercase and lowercase.
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(politics) Having, or pertaining to, two separate legislative chambers or houses.
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Origin of bicameral

  • bi– Latin camera chamber chamber –al

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From bi- +‎ Latin camera (“chamber”) +‎ -al.

    From Wiktionary