or Stor·thing

[ 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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for storting

  • Petter's father was deputy to the Storting, and had taken to sitting reading the papers of an evening.

    Wanderers|Knut Hamsun

British Dictionary definitions for storting



/ (ˈstɔːtɪŋ) /


the parliament of NorwaySee also Lagting, Odelsting

Word Origin for Storting

C19: Norwegian, from stor great + thing assembly
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