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Knesset

[knes-et] /ˈknɛs ɛt/
noun
1.
the unicameral parliament of Israel.
Origin
post-Biblical Hebrew
1945-1950
1945-50; < Modern Hebrew kneset, post-Biblical Hebrew kəneseth gathering
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Knesset

/ˈknɛsɪt/
noun
1.
the unicameral parliament of Israel
Word Origin
Hebrew, literally: gathering
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Word Origin and History for Knesset

Israeli parliament, 1949, from Mishnaic Hebrew keneseth "gathering, assembly," from stem of Hebrew kanas "he gathered, assembled, collected."

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Knesset [(knes-et, kuh-nes-et)]

The parliament of Israel.

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