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Folketing

or Fol·ke·thing

[fohl-kuh-ting]
noun
  1. the unicameral parliament of Denmark.
  2. History/Historical. the lower house of the Rigsdag.
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Origin of Folketing

From Danish; see origin at folk, thing2
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Historical Examples of folketing

  • Henceforth, so long as the Folketing refused to vote supplies, the ministry regularly adopted these makeshifts.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 2

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British Dictionary definitions for folketing

Folketing

noun
  1. the unicameral Danish parliament
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Word Origin for Folketing

Danish, from folk the people, folk + Old Norse thing assembly
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