Oireachtas

Oireachtas

[eer-uhkh-tuhs]
noun
1.
the parliament of the Republic of Ireland, consisting of the president, the Dail Eireann, and the Seanad Eireann.
2.
an annual assembly, usually in Dublin, held by Gaelic-speaking people to celebrate, exhibit, and encourage the use of the gaelic language, traditions, and arts.

Origin:
< Irish: assembly, festival

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Oireachtas (ˈɛrəkθəs, Gaelic ˈɛrəxtəs)
 
n
Dáil Éireann See also Seanad Éireann the parliament of the Republic of Ireland, consisting of the president, the Dáil Éireann, and the Seanad Éireann
 
[Irish: assembly, from Old Irish airech nobleman]

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