Definition of legislation:
order, act, regulation, bylaw, law, economy, legislating, enactment, edict, claim, ordinance, mandate, commandment, case law, act, assize, polity, statute law, canon, principle, code, Chapter 7, Chapter 11, civil law, civil liberties, rule, civil rights, formula, lex, bill, decree, jurisprudence, lawmaking, measure, command.
- "The Souls of Black Folk", W. E. B. Du Bois.
- "The Duke's Children", Anthony Trollope.
That will give Gordon the appointment of his successor, and I'm thinking it might be a pretty good thing for you, as well as for the people of the State, if Alec should happen to pick out a bright young fellow who knows your side of the question as well as the people's, and who is square enough to give you a fair show when it comes to framing up any new railroad legislation.- "The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush", Francis Lynde.