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Riksdag

[riks-dahg]
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noun
  1. the parliament of Sweden, consisting of an upper house and a lower house.

Origin of Riksdag

< Swedish; cf. Reichstag
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Examples from the Web for riksdag

Historical Examples

  • Nominally, the ministers are responsible to the Riksdag for all acts of the Government.

    The Governments of Europe

    Frederic Austin Ogg

  • Lagerbielke, the landtmarshal of the preceding Riksdag, was appointed speaker.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • This union was arranged by the Riksdag, contrary to the wish of Gustavuss parents.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • The ordinary Riksdag, which meets every year, lasts for a period of at least four months.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • The influence of the Riksdag has been steadily increasing ever since 1867.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson


British Dictionary definitions for riksdag

Riksdag

noun
  1. the Swedish parliament
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