Definition of unicameral in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌyo͞onəˈkam(ə)rəl/


(Of a legislative body) having a single legislative chamber.
Example sentences
  • The Croatian Parliament, also known as the Sabor, became a unicameral body after its Upper House (Chamber of Counties) was eliminated by constitutional amendment in March 2001.
  • The highest legislative body is a unicameral parliament called the State Great Hural with 76 elected members.
  • She has since been re-elected to the Seimas (Lithuania's unicameral legislative body) as a member of the Women's Party.


Mid 19th century: from uni- 'one' + Latin camera 'chamber' + -al.

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Syllabification: u·ni·cam·er·al

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