majlis

noun
maj·​lis
variants: or mejlis or less commonly majles or mejliss \ majˈlis , mej-​ , -​les \
plural -es

Definition of majlis

: 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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History and Etymology for majlis

Persian majlis assembly, council, from Arabic

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“Majlis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/majlis. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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