Definition of Third house

1. Noun. A group of people who try actively to influence legislation.

Exact synonyms: Lobby, Pressure Group
Generic synonyms: Political Entity, Political Unit
Specialized synonyms: National Rifle Association, Nra
Derivative terms: Lobby, Lobbyist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Third House

third disease
third down
third estate
third eye
third eyelid
third finger
third fingers
third gear
third gears
third gender
third genders
third grade
third grades
third hand
third heart sound
third house (current term)
third innings
third inversion
third inversions
third island chain
third law of motion
third law of thermodynamics
third leg
third legs
third man
third men
third molar
third normal form
third occipital nerve
third officer

Literary usage of Third house

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1. Mark Twain: A Biography : the Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne by Albert Bigelow Paine (1912)
"... XLIV GOVERNOR OF THE third house WITH Artemus Ward's encouragement, Clemens began to think of extending his audience eastward. ..."

2. From Harrison to Harding: A Personal Narrative, Covering a Third of a by Arthur Wallace Dunn (1922)
"... Branches Strained— Rejection of the Four-Battleship Plan—Rhode Island Senator the Leader of the Senate—"third house" Composed of Governors a Failure. ..."

3. From Harrison to Harding: A Personal Narrative, Covering a Third of a by Arthur Wallace Dunn (1922)
"... Branches Strained— Rejection of the Four-Battleship Plan—Rhode Island Senator the Leader of the Senate—"third house" Composed of Governors a Failure. ..."

4. A Second Visit to the United States of North America by Charles Lyell (1849)
"Dr. Dewey preaching against War.—Cause of Influence of Unitarians.—Geological Excursion to Albany.—Helderberg War.—Voting Thanks to the third house. ..."

5. The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut by Sarah Johnson Prichard (1896)
"Many of the stones used in the foundation walls third house OF WORSHIP OF THE FIRST CHURCH (1796 TO 1840), AS DESCRIBED FROM MEMORY. (AFTERWARD GOTHIC HALL. ..."

6. History of the Town of Groton: Including Pepperell and Shirley, from the by Caleb Butler (1848)
"... report—Its site—Sales of land to raise money to finish it—third house—Its site—John Ames gives a deed—Enlargement—A bell—W. Martin's and Jona. ..."

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