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Reichsrat

[rahykhs-raht] /ˈraɪxsˌrɑt/
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
1855-1860
1855-60; < German: Reich council
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Reichsrat

/German ˈraiçsrat/
noun
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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