Definition of States General in English:

States General

noun

  • 1The legislative body in the Netherlands, consisting of an upper and a lower house and meeting at The Hague.

  • 2

    (also Estates General)
    historical The legislative body in France until 1789, representing the three estates of the realm (i.e., the clergy, the nobility, and the commons).

Pronunciation

States General

/steɪtsˈdʒɛn(ə)r(ə)l/