Folketing

Folketing

[fohl-kuh-ting]
noun
1.
the unicameral parliament of Denmark.
2.
History/Historical. the lower house of the Rigsdag.
Also, Folkething [fohl-kuh-ting] .


Origin:
< Danish; see folk, thing2

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Folketing (ˈfəʊlkətɪŋ, Danish ˈfɔlɡəteŋ)
 
n
the unicameral Danish parliament
 
[Danish, from folk the people, folk + Old Norse thing assembly]

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