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Legislature meaning

legislature - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. The body of persons in a state or kingdom invested with power to make and repeal laws; a legislative body.
  2. 2. Body of men empowered to make laws.

legislature - examples of usage

  1. For some weeks they had known that the railroad would try to have its bill for eminent domain passed at the special session of the Legislature. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. They only want to get options enough to show the Legislature and the Governor, and then they will be granted eminent domain and they can have the land condemned and can buy it at the price of wild land." - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. The magistrate will willingly control it as far as lies in his province, but unless directly instructed by the Legislature he cannot go farther. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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