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noun (1)

plural raden
: a legislative assembly in one of the Boer republics of South Africa before the establishment of British administration compare heemraad, volksraad


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noun (2)

plural -s

Word History


Noun (1)

Dutch, literally, counsel, council; akin to Old English rǣd advice, counsel, council

Noun (2)

Arabic ra"ād, literally, threatener, striker

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“Raad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raad. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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