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unicameral

‘having one chamber’. The term is found in reference to parliaments. Thus, the UK has a bicameral parliament consisting of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, whereas the New Zealand Parliament has a unicameral structure.
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House Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability Chairman Johnny Pimentel of Surigao del Sur said that, with a unicameral system, it would be easier to accomplish its agenda.
The diagnosis of a unicameral bone cyst was confirmed by the efflux of straw coloured cyst fluid.
The New Jersey Plan provided for a unicameral Congress with an equal vote for each state, and copresidents chosen by Congress for a single fixed term and removable by Congress if so directed by a majority of state governors.
In the case of Andhra Pradesh, it started with a bicameral legislature but in mid-eighties, it switched over to unicameral legislature and again recently they have reverted to bicameral legislature.
There are 45 women legislators in Korea's unicameral parliament, accounting for 15 percent of the 299 members.
Beck spoke Monday before a packed parliamentary committee of the Knesset, Israel's unicameral legislature, (http://www.
At Alaska's Constitutional Convention, the framers gave great consideration to creating a unicameral legislature, however declined to do so, partially out of fear that an unusual governmental structure might stymie statehood efforts.
Sri Lanka also adjourned Parliament sessions today as the roads leading to the unicameral legislature have been threatened by floods.
Saudi King Abdullah speaking at the annual session of the unicameral assembly says Riyadh is a leader in the international effort to combat extremism around the world, United Press International Reported Tuesday.
Another bad idea is to have a unicameral legislature instead of continuing with our bicameral one.
Si bien los ayatolas detentan las principales instituciones del Estado (lider supremo, asamblea de expertos y guardianes de la revolucion), el dia a dia del gobierno es dirigido por un presidente y un parlamento unicameral, sujetos a su vez a la preeminencia de las leyes coranicas (sharia) sobre cualquier iniciativa, salvo la del enriquecimiento de uranio, que se rige por las leyes de la fisica moderna.
land use and livestock protection, water, Native American legal history, and the state's unicameral legislature.