Meaning of “Estates-General” in the English Dictionary

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Estates-Generalnoun [ 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

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