Sejm

Sejm

[seym]
noun
the unicameral parliament of Poland.

Origin:
< Polish: assembly < Slavic *sŭjĭmŭ equivalent to *sŭ- with, together + -jĭmŭ, noun derivative of jĭm- v. base meaning “take,” akin to Latin emere to take, buy (cf. consume, redeem)

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Sejm (seɪm)
 
n
the unicameral legislature of Poland
 
[Polish: assembly]

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sejm
congress of the Polish republic, 1698, from Pol. sejm "assembly," from *syn-imu, lit. "a taking together."
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