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Riksdag

[riks-dahg] /ˈrɪksˌdɑg/
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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  • Nominally, the ministers are responsible to the Riksdag for all acts of the Government.

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

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • It was the liberal opposition in the Riksdag, supported by a liberal press.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • Both of these were defeated at the Riksdag of 1850, thanks to the opposition of nobility and clergy.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • These members are compensated for the time spent at the Riksdag.

    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
  • The treaty was ratified in spite of the powerful opposition in the Riksdag.

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

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • In 1871 another proposition was made by Abelin to the Riksdag.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
British Dictionary definitions for Riksdag

Riksdag

/Swedish ˈriːksdaɡ/
noun
1.
the Swedish parliament
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