[ ohd-ls-ting ]
/ ˈoʊd lsˌtɪŋ /
See under Storting.
Definition for odelsting (2 of 2)
[ stawr-ting, stohr- ]
/ ˈstɔrˌtɪŋ, ˈstoʊr- /
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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British Dictionary definitions for odelsting (1 of 2)
/ (ˈəʊdəlsˌtɪŋ) /
British Dictionary definitions for odelsting (2 of 2)
Word Origin for Storting
C19: Norwegian, from stor great + thing assembly
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