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Oireachtas

[eer-uh kh-tuh s] /ˈir əx təs/
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/
noun
1.
the parliament of the Republic of Ireland, consisting of the president, the Dáil Éireann, and the Seanad Éireann See also Dáil Éireann, Seanad Éireann
Word Origin
Irish: assembly, from Old Irish airech nobleman
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