Definition of tricameral in English:
Of or relating to the parliamentary system operating in South Africa between 1983 and 1994, in which the legislature consisted of three ethnically based houses.
- It was during this time that Hendrickse decided to take his coloured Labour Party into Botha's 1983 creation, the tricameral parliamentary system, which was ostensibly designed to give coloureds and Indians political representivity.
- The ANC condemned PW Botha's tricameral constitution and refused to work with it.
- The Tricameral Parliament can trace its origin back to 1980.
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