Definition of House of representatives

1. Noun. The lower legislative house of the United States Congress.




Definition of House of representatives

1. Proper noun. The name of the lower house in the bicameral legislatures of several countries, also used of some singular legislative bodies in unicameral systems. ¹

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Hounsfield number
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Housatonic
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House
House of Commons
House of Hanover
House of Islam
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House of Lancaster
House of Lords
House of Parliament
House of Representatives
House of Tudor
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Houses of Parliament
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Houssay syndrome
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Literary usage of House of representatives

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1. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"A bill for that object was reported in the House of Representatives, on February 26 ... A memorial for admission was presented in House of Representatives, ..."

2. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1900)
"The House of Representatives is named by the people, the Senate by the legislators ... The functions of the House of Representatives are purely legislative, ..."

3. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897 by United States President (1897)
"To the Senate and House of Representatives of I lie United States: I lay before Congress a report of the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, containing a ..."

4. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"The house of representatives shall be the grand inquest of this commonwealth; ... All money bills shall originate in the house of representatives ; but the ..."

5. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1837)
"To the House of Representatives of the United States : . .. ' '* 1 »."••••.* In compliance with the resolution of the House of Representatives of the United ..."

6. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1850)
"Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, that of the two hundred copies of the documents ..."

7. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1851)
"When bills are enrolled, they shall be examined by a joint committee of two from the Senate and two from the House of Representatives, appointed as a ..."

8. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1862)
"The House of Representatives is named by the people, the Senate by the legislators ... The functions of the House of Representatives are purely legislative, ..."

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