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Meaning of Virginia plan

Virgin'ia plan"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Amer. Hist. Amer. Hist.
  1. a plan, unsuccessfully proposed at the Constitutional Convention, providing for a legislature of two houses with proportional representation in each house and executive and judicial branches to be chosen by the legislature. Cf.
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