Bundestag

[boon-duhs-tahg; German boon-duhs-tahk]
noun
the lower house of the federal legislature of Germany.

Origin:
1875–80; < German: federal assembly, equivalent to Bundes, genitive of Bund federation + -tag, derivative of tagen to meet, assemble; see diet2

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Bundestag (ˈbʊndəsˌtɑːɡ)
 
n
(in Germany and formerly in West Germany) the legislative assembly, which is elected by universal adult suffrage and elects the federal chancellor
 
[C19: German, from Bund federation + -tag, from tagen to meet]

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Bundestag
Ger. federal council, 1879, from Ger., from gen. of Bund "league, confederacy, association" (related to Eng. band (2) and bind) + tag, lit. "day;" as a verb, tagen, meaning "to sit in conference" (c.f. adjourn).
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Bundestag [(boon-duhs-tahg)]

The lower house of the legislature of Germany.

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Accordingly, each voter has two votes in the elections to the bundestag.
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