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Bundestag

[ boon-duhs-tahg; German boon-duhs-tahk ]
/ ˈbʊn dəsˌtɑg; German ˈbʊn dəsˌtɑk /
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noun
the lower house of the federal legislature of Germany.
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Origin of Bundestag

1875–80; <German: federal assembly, equivalent to Bundes, genitive of Bund federation + -tag, derivative of tagen to meet, assemble; see diet2
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British Dictionary definitions for Bundestag

Bundestag
/ (ˈbʊndəsˌtɑːɡ) /

noun
(in Germany and formerly in West Germany) the legislative assembly, which is elected by universal adult suffrage and elects the federal chancellor

Word Origin for Bundestag

C19: German, from Bund federation + -tag, from tagen to meet
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Cultural definitions for Bundestag

Bundestag
[ (boon-duhs-tahg) ]

The lower house of the legislature of Germany.

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