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Lagting

or Lagthing

[lahg-ting] /ˈlɑgˌtɪŋ/
noun
1.
See under Storting.
Origin of Lagting
1830-1840
1830-40; < Norwegian; compare Old Norse lagthing. See law1, thing2

Storting

or Storthing

[stawr-ting, stohr-] /ˈstɔrˌtɪŋ, ˈstoʊr-/
noun
1.
the parliament of Norway, elected by popular vote, which is divided into the upper house (Lagting) comprising one quarter of the members, and the lower house (Odelsting) comprising the rest.
Origin
1825-35; < Norwegian, equivalent to stor great + ting assembly, court; cognate with thing2
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British Dictionary definitions for Lagting

Lagting

/ˈlɑːɡtɪŋ/
noun
1.
the upper chamber of the Norwegian parliament See also Storting, Odelsting
Word Origin
Norwegian, from lag law + ting parliament

Storting

/ˈstɔːtɪŋ/
noun
1.
the parliament of Norway See also Lagting, Odelsting
Word Origin
C19: Norwegian, from stor great + thing assembly
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