[doil air-awn, -on; Irish dol-yuh ey-ryuh n]
- the lower house of the parliament of the Republic of Ireland.
Origin of Dáil Éireann
< Irish: assembly of Eire
Also called Dail.
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- (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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