Reichsrat

Reichsrat

[rahykhs-raht]
noun
1.
German History. the upper house of the parliament during the period of the Second Reich and the Weimar Republic.
2.
History/Historical. the legislature or parliament in the Austrian division of Austria-Hungary.
Also, Reichsrath.


Origin:
1855–60; < German: Reich council

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Reichsrat (German ˈraiçsrat)
 
n
1.  the bicameral parliament of the Austrian half of Austria-Hungary (1867--1918)
2.  the council of representatives of state governments within Germany from 1919 to 1934

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