- the parliament of Iceland, consisting of an upper and a lower house.
Origin of Althing
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Examples from the Web for althing
And Rolf had no right to the land, being outlawed at the Althing.
Then all was quiet until the time came for folk to ride to the Althing.
There was no charge to put before the law-givers at Althing.
And first the Bishop offered prayer for the sitting of Althing that was then to begin.
If he leaves us now he leaves us a poor man, as Althing may well assure itself.
- the bicameral parliament of Iceland
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