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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The unicameral parliament of Israel.

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  • proper n. The Israeli parliament, located in Jerusalem.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the Israeli unicameral parliament

Etymologies

Modern Hebrew Kneset, from Mishnaic Hebrew kəneset, assembly, from Aramaic kəništā, from kənaš, to assemble; see kms in Semitic roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hebrew כְּנֶסֶת (k'néset). (Wiktionary)

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