Reichstag

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Reichstag \Reichs"tag'\ (r?ks"t?g'), noun [G.]

1. [Note: from the 1913 definition] The Diet, or House of Representatives, of the German empire (and of the Weimar Republic), which was composed of members elected for a term of three years by the direct vote of the people. This term is no longer (in 1997) applied to the German parliament. See also {Bundesrath}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. [Note: from the 1913 definition] The national representative body of Hungary, consisting of a House of Magnates (including archdukes, peers, high officials of the Roman Catholic, Greek, and Protestant Churches, and certain other dignitaries) and a House of Representatives (in 1912 consisting of 453 members). See {Legislative}, {Diet}. [archaic] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]


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