Tynwald

[ tin-wuhld ]
/ ˈtɪn wəld /

noun

the legislature of the Isle of Man, consisting of the lieutenant governor, the council, and the House of Keys.

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Origin of Tynwald

<Old Norse thingvollr.See thing2
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Tynwald
/ (ˈtɪnwəld, ˈtaɪn-) /

noun

the Tynwald the Parliament of the Isle of Man, consisting of the crown, lieutenant governor, House of Keys, and legislative councilFull name: the Tynwald Court

Word Origin for Tynwald

C15: from Old Norse thingvollr, from thing assembly + vollr field
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