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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The unicameral parliament of Israel.

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  • proper noun The Israeli parliament, located in Jerusalem.

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  • noun the Israeli unicameral parliament

Etymologies

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

[Modern Hebrew Kneset, from Mishnaic Hebrew kəneset, assembly, from Aramaic kəništā, from kənaš, to assemble; see kms in Semitic roots.]

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From Hebrew כְּנֶסֶת (k'néset).

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