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Bicameral

The division of a legislative or judicial body into two components or chambers.

The Congress of the United States is a bicameral legislature, since it is divided into two houses, the Senate and the House of Representatives.

bicameral

adjective bifurcated, bipartite, bisected, dual chambered, multipartite, separated
See also: bipartite

bicameral

see UNICAMERAL.
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