[ 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.
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Origin of Storting
1825–35; < Norwegian, equivalent to stor great + ting assembly, court; cognate with thing2
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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
Word Origin for Storting
C19: Norwegian, from stor great + thing assembly
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