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Line breaks: Oire¦ach|tas
Pronunciation: /ˈɛrəktəs
, ˈorʲəxtəs/

Definition of Oireachtas in English:

The legislature of the Republic of Ireland: the President, Dáil, and Seanad.


Irish, literally 'assembly, convocation'.

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