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Noun: legislature  'le-jis,ley-chur [N. Amer], le-ji-slu-chu(r) [Brit]
  1. Persons who make, amend or repeal laws
    "it was the opening session of the legislature";
    - legislative assembly, legislative body, general assembly, law-makers

Derived forms: legislatures

Type of: assembly

Part of: authorities, government, regime

Encyclopedia: Legislature