- See under Storting.
Origin of Lagting
- the parliament of Norway, elected by popular vote, which is divided into the upper house (Lagting), comprising one quarter of the members, and the lower house (Odelsting), comprising the rest.
Origin of Storting
1825–35; < Norwegian, equivalent to stor great + ting assembly, court; cognate with thing2
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Norwegian, from lag law + ting parliament
C19: Norwegian, from stor great + thing assembly