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Reichstag

Line breaks: Reichs|tag
Pronunciation: /ˈrʌɪxsˌtɑːɡ
 
, ˈrʌɪks-/

Definition of Reichstag in English:

1The main legislature of the German state under the Second and Third Reichs.
1.1The building in which the main German legislature met, badly damaged by fire on the Nazi accession to power in 1933.

Origin

German, from Reichs 'of the empire' + Tag 'diet' (see diet2).

Words that rhyme with Reichstag

Bundestag

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