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[German lahnt-tahkh]
noun History/Historical.
  1. the legislature of certain states in Germany.
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Origin of Landtag

< German: literally, land parliament. See day, diet2
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Historical Examples of landtag

  • On the side of administration the powers of the Landtag are but nominal.

    The Governments of Europe

    Frederic Austin Ogg

  • He had done his part, and the rest was the concern of Herr Krippenreuther and the Landtag.

    Royal Highness

    Thomas Mann

  • A new house has also been built for the Prussian parliament (Landtag) in the Albrecht-strasse.

  • Minister of State von Knobelsdorff declared in the monarch's name the Landtag to be open.

    Royal Highness

    Thomas Mann

  • On June 12, the Government proposal for the establishment of a monarchy with a hereditary ruler was presented to the Landtag.

British Dictionary definitions for landtag


  1. the legislative assembly of each state in present-day Germany and Austria
  2. the estates of principalities in medieval and modern Germany
  3. the assembly of numerous states in 19th-century Germany
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Word Origin for Landtag

C16: German: land assembly
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