Reichsrat

or Reichs·rath

[ rahykhs-raht ]
/ ˈraɪxsˌrɑt /

noun

German History. the upper house of the parliament during the period of the Second Reich and the Weimar Republic.
History/Historical. the legislature or parliament in the Austrian division of Austria-Hungary.

Origin of Reichsrat

1855–60; < German: Reich council
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Reichsrat
/ (German ˈraiçsrat) /

noun

the bicameral parliament of the Austrian half of Austria-Hungary (1867–1918)
the council of representatives of state governments within Germany from 1919 to 1934
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