Definition of Volksraad
: parliament legislature: such as a : the legislative assembly of the South African Republic before it became the Transvaal province of the Union of South Africa b : the legislative assembly of the Orange Free State before it became a province of the Union of South Africa c : the legislative assembly of the Dutch East Indies
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Origin and Etymology of volksraad
Afrikaans, from Dutch volks (genitive of volk people, from Middle Dutch volc, follc) + raad council; akin to Old High German folc people
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