Definition of Teachta Dála in English:

Teachta Dála

Line breaks: Teachta Dála
Pronunciation: /ˌtjɒxtə ˈdɔːlə
 
, ˌtʲaxtə ˈdɑːlə/
(abbreviation: TD)

noun (plural Teachtai /-ti/)

  • (In the Republic of Ireland) a member of the Dáil or lower house of Parliament.
    More example sentences
    • In collaboration with Teachtai Dála and Senators of all parties and none, I have successfully achieved amendments to Bills in both Houses of the Oireachtas.
    • Martin Cullen is a Teachta Dála for Waterford and is currently the Minister for Transport.
    • The 166 members of the Dáil are known as Teachtai Dála or TDs and are elected from multi-seat constituencies using the PR-STV system.

Origin

Irish.

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