[ riks-dahg ]
/ ˈrɪksˌdɑg /
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the parliament of Sweden, consisting of an upper house and a lower house.
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Origin of Riksdag
<Swedish; cf. Reichstag
Words nearby Riksdag
Rijn, rijsttafel, Rijswijk, Rikers Island, rikishi, Riksdag, Riksmål, rile, riley, rilievo, Rilke
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How to use Riksdag in a sentence
The ministers have seats in the Riksdag, where they participate in debate and, in the name of the crown, initiate legislation.The Governments of Europe|Frederic Austin Ogg
Representatives of the Finnish nobility, clergy, burghers, and peasants were sent to the Swedish parliament (Riksdag).Through Finland in Carts|Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
The Riksdag was promptly dissolved (March 5), the Government at the same time publishing its manifesto or defence programme.
The new Riksdag assembled on May 18, and was occupied solely with the question of national defence.
Though this dtour carried him a hundred miles out of the direct route to Cape Riksdag, it was not wholly without results.True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World|Adolphus W. Greely
British Dictionary definitions for Riksdag
/ (Swedish ˈriːksdaɡ) /
the Swedish parliament
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