douma

douma

[doo-mah]
noun
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douma (ˈduːmə)
 
n
a variant spelling of duma

duma or Russian douma (ˈduːmə)
 
n
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
 
[C20: from duma thought, of Germanic origin; related to Gothic dōms judgment]
 
douma or Russian douma
 
n
 
[C20: from duma thought, of Germanic origin; related to Gothic dōms judgment]

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