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Tynwald

[tin-wuh ld] /ˈtɪn wəld/
noun
1.
the legislature of the Isle of Man, consisting of the lieutenant governor, the council, and the House of Keys.
Origin of Tynwald
< Old Norse thingvollr. See thing2
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  • And when they're making you Dempster, you'll back us up in the Tynwald Coort.

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • And when he goes to the Tynwald Coort there, it'll be lockjaw and the measles with some of them.

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • We're going up to Tynwald Coort on Tynwald day, two thousand strong.

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • On the top round of the Tynwald the King sat on a chair and faced to the east.

  • You were on the top of the Tynwald, and there was a great crowd.

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • The ground at Tynwald Hill (as it is called) remains unchanged.

  • The day of Tynwald came, and the week before it had passed like a year.

    The Deemster

    Hall Caine
  • From north and south, from east and west, the people trooped to Tynwald Hill.

    The Deemster

    Hall Caine
  • And at the Tynwald, how the children were thrust under my hand for my blessing!

    The Deemster

    Hall Caine
  • At ten o'clock the open green that surrounds the hill of Tynwald was densely thronged.

    The Deemster

    Hall Caine
British Dictionary definitions for Tynwald

Tynwald

/ˈtɪnwəld; ˈtaɪn-/
noun
1.
the Tynwald, the Parliament of the Isle of Man, consisting of the crown, lieutenant governor, House of Keys, and legislative council Full name the Tynwald Court
Word Origin
C15: from Old Norse thingvollr, from thing assembly + vollr field
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