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: the upper chamber in a bicameral legislature
: the upper house of the U.S. Congress or a state legislature
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.