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Meaning of States-General

States-Gen•er•al

Pronunciation: (stāts'jen'ur-ul), [key]
— n.
  1. the parliament of the Netherlands, consisting of an upper chamberand a lower chamber
  2. the legislative body in France before the French Revolution.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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