from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Russia, a council; an official assembly; specifically, an elective legislative assembly or council in Russia, established by ukase of Nicholas II. in 1905.
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- n. a legislative body in the ruling assembly of Russia and of some other republics in the former USSR
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