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douma

[doo-mah] /ˈdu mɑ/
noun
1.
duma.
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douma

/ˈduːmə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of duma

duma

/ˈduːmə/
noun (Russian history)
1.
(usually capital) the elective legislative assembly established by Tsar Nicholas II in 1905: overthrown by the Bolsheviks in 1917
2.
(before 1917) any official assembly or council
3.
short for State Duma, the lower chamber of the Russian parliament
Word Origin
C20: from duma thought, of Germanic origin; related to Gothic dōms judgment
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