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Dáil Éireann

[ doil -air-awn, -on; Irish dol-yuh -ey-ryuhn ]
/ ˌdɔɪl ˈɛər ɔn, -ɒn; Irish ˌdɒl yə ˈeɪ 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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