Definition of lower house noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


lower house

BrE BrE//ˌləʊə ˈhaʊs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌloʊər ˈhaʊs//
(also lower chamber) [singular]
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the larger group of people who make laws in a country, usually consisting of elected representatives, such as the House of Commons in Britain or the House of Representatives in the US compare upper house
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lower house