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Dáil Éireann

[ doil air-awn, -on; Irish dol-yuh-ey-ryuhn ]
/ ˌdɔɪl ˈɛər ɔn, -ɒn; Irish ˌdɒl yəˈeɪ ryən /
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noun
the lower house of the parliament of the Republic of Ireland.
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Also called Dail.
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Origin of Dáil Éireann

<Irish: assembly of Eire

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Dáil Éireann

Dil

/ (ˈdaːl ˈeːrɪn) /

noun
(in the Republic of Ireland) the lower chamber of parliamentSee also Oireachtas

Word Origin for Dáil Éireann

from Irish dáil assembly (from Old Irish dāl) + Éireann of Eire
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