Definition of Duma in English:
- Congress in the United States and the Duma in Russia became less willing to take risks in the interests of international security.
- In the Duma the liberals now called for a government responsible to parliament.
- He is also going to be presenting his own legislation to the Duma, and he has to deal with taxes and corruption.
‘Duma’ originally denoted pre-19th century advisory municipal councils in Russia. It later referred to any of four elected legislative bodies established due to popular demand in Russia between 1906 and 1917. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, a new Duma was set up in 1993 as the lower chamber of the Russian parliament
Words that rhyme with Dumabloomer, boomer, consumer, humour (US humor), Nkrumah, perfumer, puma, roomer, rumour (US rumor), satsuma, stumer, Sumer, tumour (US tumor)
- US English dictionary
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