Odelsting

Odelsting

[ohd-ls-ting]
noun
See under Storting.
Also, Odelsthing.


Origin:
< Norwegian, modern formation from odel (Old Norse ōthal) allodial rights + -s 's1 + ting (Old Norse thing) thing2

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Storting

[stawr-ting, stohr-]
noun
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.
Also, Storthing.


Origin:
1825–35; < Norwegian, equivalent to stor great + ting assembly, court; cognate with thing2

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Odelsting or Odelsthing (ˈəʊdəlsˌtɪŋ)
 
n
Lagting See also Storting the lower chamber of the Norwegian parliament
 
Odelsthing or Odelsthing
 
n

Storting or Storthing (ˈstɔːtɪŋ)
 
n
Lagting See also Odelsting the parliament of Norway
 
[C19: Norwegian, from stor great + thing assembly]
 
Storthing or Storthing
 
n
 
[C19: Norwegian, from stor great + thing assembly]

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