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English definition of “chamber”

chamber

noun [C]  /ˈtʃeɪm·bər/ us  

chamber noun [C] (ROOM)

a room or space used for a particular purpose: the council chamber

chamber noun [C] (LEGISLATURE)

a group of people who are part or all of a legislature, or an official place where such a group meets: Most states have two chambers, a senate and a house of representatives, modeled after the US Congress.

chamber noun [C] (SPACE)

an enclosed space: The human heart has two chambers.
(Definition of chamber from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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