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English definition of “Estates-General”


noun [U]  /ɪˈsteɪtsˈdʒen·ər·əl/ (also States General,  /ˈsteɪtsˈdʒen·ər·əl/)
world history the legislative assembly in France until 1789, made up of clergy, the nobility, and ordinary people
(Definition of Estates-General from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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