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Riksdag

[riks-dahg] /ˈrɪksˌdɑg/
noun
1.
the parliament of Sweden, consisting of an upper house and a lower house.
Origin of Riksdag
< Swedish; cf. Reichstag
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  • The Riksdag decided all questions of taxes and legislation, and settled issues of peace and war.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • Gustavus called a Riksdag at Westeros, in 1525, resolved to use his diplomacy to the utmost.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • The influence of the Riksdag has been steadily increasing ever since 1867.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • It was accepted by the Riksdag of 1577, but Charles refused to accept it for his duchy.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • We find him waiting for a messenger who is to announce the results of the Riksdag then in session.

    Master Olof August Strindberg
  • It was the liberal opposition in the Riksdag, supported by a liberal press.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • The treaty was ratified in spite of the powerful opposition in the Riksdag.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • These members are compensated for the time spent at the Riksdag.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • The parliament (Riksdag) was in session, and as a liberal from America I was received with great cordiality by the liberal party.

    Reminiscences Hans Mattson
  • Lagerbielke, the landtmarshal of the preceding Riksdag, was appointed speaker.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
British Dictionary definitions for Riksdag

Riksdag

/Swedish ˈriːksdaɡ/
noun
1.
the Swedish parliament
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