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cámara - feminine noun (la), camera, chamber, house (politics). Look up cámara in the dictionary

He tomado unas buenas fotos con mi cámara digital.
I've taken some pretty good pictures with my digital camera.
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Old April 28, 2008, 03:17 AM
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En España, la representación política es bicameral. Existe la cámara alta, el senado; y la cámara baja, el congreso. En EEUU es igual, por lo que sé. En Reino Unido también, pero distinto (y, además, conducen por la izquierda), pues hay cámara de los lores y la otra no recuerdo... ¿Y en México? ¿Y en otros países?
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Old April 28, 2008, 03:29 AM
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You have the house of lords and the house of commons.
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In the US you have the Senate and the House of Representatives (or just 'the House'). There are 2 Senators for each state, but there is a variable number of Representatives for each state in the House between 1 and 50+ Representatives, based on the population of the state. The Senate is the upper house and the House of Representatives the lower house in a bicameral legislature.

En México, El Congreso de la Unión está compuesto de El Senado (la cámara alta) y La Cámara de Diputados (la cámara baja).
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