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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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