Entry from US English dictionary
The upper house of a parliament with two chambers.
- 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
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Syllabification: sec·ond cham·ber
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