Origin of Bundestag
Examples from the Web for bundestag
He aslo, in the constitution for the new confederation, introduced a parliament (Bundestag) elected by universal suffrage.
All the members of the Bundestag were to protect Germany, and each individual State, against every attack.The Revolutionary Movement of 1848-9 in Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Germany|C. Edmund (Charles Edmund) Maurice
The Bundestag meeting at the same time called for military measures against the insurgents.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
Word Origin for Bundestag
German federal council, 1879, from German Bundestag, from genitive of Bund "league, confederacy, association" (related to English band (n.2) and bind (v.)) + tag, literally "day;" as a verb, tagen, meaning "to sit in conference" (see day; also cf. adjourn). Hence also Bundesrat, from rat, rath "council" (see read (v.)).
The lower house of the legislature of Germany.