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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEGISLATURE

The Legislature is the watchful guardian over the public purse.

I've heard papa say that there was absolutely no profit in going to the Legislature.

The shabbiness of the legislature must answer for it, if criminals remain at large.

The consolidation still required the sanction of the legislature.

In their report to the legislature they completely exonerated the company's managers.

In this predicament the company turned to the Iowa legislature for protection.

It was a great comfort to me that Mrs. Whiston was also elected to the Legislature.

The members of each branch of the Legislature are chosen biennially.

Boiling Springs, Ky., represented in Transylvania legislature, 193.

We shall forbid the convocation of your Legislature during the war.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s; see legislator + -ure.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LEGISLATURE

administration

nounhuman or group who manages effort of an organization

house

noungovernment body, sometimes elected, responsible for laws

houses

noungovernment body, sometimes elected, responsible for laws
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