What does the word legislation mean?

Usage examples for legislation

  1. Now the sovereign is not usually consulted about matters of domestic legislation and policy until the opinion of the cabinet has taken shape. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  2. " It was my first visit to the seat of legislation of your great republic. – A Visit To The United States In 1841 by Joseph Sturge
  3. Furthermore, the unsettled business outlook due to new and untried legislation had fostered a heavy short interest in the market, thereby furnishing the best safeguard against a sudden and disastrous drop. – The New York Stock Exchange in the Crisis of 1914 by Henry George Stebbins Noble