Bun·​des·​tag | \ -dəˌstäk, German -tääk \
plural -s

Definition of Bundestag

: an assembly of representatives of a bund (such as the assembly of the German Confederacy of 1815 or the lower house of parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany)

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History and Etymology for Bundestag

German, from Bundes (genitive of Bund federation) + -tag (from Middle High German, probably from tagen to hold court, to hold a meeting, from tag-, tac day, from Old High German tag)

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“Bundestag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bundestag. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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