Definition of bicameral
From Latin bi- ("two") + camerālis, from camera ("chamber, room") + -ālis.
bicameral (not comparable)
- (politics) Having, or pertaining to, two separate legislative chambers or houses.
* 2009 February 9, Carl Hulse, "In Congress, Aides Start to Map Talks on Stimulus", New York Times:
Once the Senate votes, aides said, the first order of business in the bicameral talks will be to set an overall dollar figure […] .
- (typography) Of a typeface, having two typographic cases: uppercase and lowercase.
* 2004, Robert Bringhurst, The Elements of Typographic Style, version 3.0, page 255:
Bicameral (upper- and lowercase) unserifed roman fonts were apparently first cut in Leipzig in the 1820s.
- (having two chambers): unicameral
- (have two cases): caseless
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