Definition of second chamber in English:

second chamber

Syllabification: sec·ond cham·ber

noun

The upper house of a parliament with two chambers.
More example sentences
  • Another variant could be a parliamentary second chamber with veto powers limited to certain issues.
  • We will be the only party in parliament arguing for a second chamber with no elected element.
  • An elected second chamber would revive parliament, but Blair resists it

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day meretricious
Pronunciation: ˌmɛrɪˈtrɪʃəs
adjective
apparently attractive but having no real value...