chamber of a bicameral legislature
A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature. The other chamber is called the upper house.
Although it is called the "lower" house, in many legislatures in the world it actually has more power than the "upper" house.
Lower Houses in the WorldEdit
- France: the National Assembly
- Pakistan: the National Assembly
- United Kingdom: the House of Commons
- United States of America: the United States House of Representatives