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upper house (plural upper houses)

  1. One of the two parts of a parliament in some countries, usually smaller and having more restricted power than the lower house.
    • Olarn, Kocha; Regan, Helen (2019-02-08), “This princess could be the next prime minister of Thailand”, in CNN International Edition[1], Cable News Network, retrieved 2019-02-08
      In March, Thais will vote for the 500-seat lower house of parliament. But the 250-member upper house, or Senate, will be chosen entirely by the military.

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