What does Bundestag mean?

Bundestag meaning in Etymology Dictionary

German national council, 1879, from German Bundestag, from genitive of Bund "league, confederacy, connection" (linked to English band (n.2) and bind (v.)) + tag, virtually "day;" as a verb, tagen, meaning "to stay in seminar" (see day; additionally compare adjourn). Hence additionally Bundesrat, from rat, rath "council" (see browse (v.)).

Bundestag - German to English


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  • Lower House of German Parliament