majlis

noun maj·lis \majˈlis, mej-, -les\
variants: or

mejlis

less commonly

majles

or

mejliss

\majˈlis, mej-, -les\

Definition of majlis

plural

-es

  1. :  a council, assembly, or tribunal in North Africa or southwestern Asia; specifically :  a house of parliament (as in Iran or Iraq) :  parliament

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Origin and Etymology of majlis

Persian majlis assembly, council, from Arabic


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