Storting

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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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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