duma

noun du·ma \ ˈdü-mə , -(ˌ)mä \

Definition of duma

:a representative council in Russia; especiallyoften capitalized :the principal legislative assembly in Russia from 1906 to 1917 and since 1993

Origin and Etymology of duma

Russian, from Old Russian, council, thought, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old English dōm judgment — more at doom


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