Definición de House of Burgesses en inglés:

House of Burgesses

Silabificación: House of Bur·gess·es

sustantivo

The lower house of the colonial Virginia legislature.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Its House of Assembly, which began meeting in 1639, is the third-oldest legislative body in the Western Hemisphere, preceded only by Bermuda's legislature and the Virginia House of Burgesses.
  • A greater reverence was held for George Washington, who had many ties to Alexandria and represented it in the Virginia House of Burgesses before the Revolution.
  • From 1759 to the outbreak of the American Revolution, Washington managed his lands around Mount Vernon and served in the Virginia House of Burgesses.

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