Definitions

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  • proper noun An alternative spelling of Sejm.

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Examples

  • The Act banning GMOs was passed on 27 April 2006 by the Seym (lower house), having already been agreed by the Senate, an action that now puts Poland on a collision course with the commission, which has consistently refused to accept national or regional independent banning of GMOs.

    On a collision course

  • He just had on the dentist smock…which meant that in Act II when Seym–Baldur shows Audre–Auður that he has a new black leather motorcycle jacket, it makes no sense.

    Íslenska óperan - Litla Hryllings Búðin

  • Lukasz asked, and he received instructions which seemed incomprehensible: 'You are to stand up and cry in a loud voice "I object!" and when you say that, the Seym ends.

    Poland

  • And God knows howmanythalers Austria paid her agents in the Seym to render it futile. '

    Poland

  • In 1788, to everyone's astonishment, the Seym was permitted to open a session which many predicted would be a turning point in Polish history, and they were right, because the sober, well-educated men who met this time were deeply aware of the fact that the salvation of their country depended upon the decisions they were About to make, and they approached their task with prayers and a proper gravity.

    Poland

  • Lubonski felt, and correctly, that the safety of Vienna and Europe depended upon what happened in the next few months, and he believed that a man as brave as Lubomirski deserved a completely honest satement: 'Sobieski has promised thirty-four thousand and the Seym has authorized this number.'

    Poland

  • In the 1652 Seym the patriot Wladyslaw Sicinski, acting under secretorders from theRadziwills, said in a loud voice "I object!" and this established the good principle that every act of every Seym must have unanimous approval.

    Poland

  • It would have a properly elected Seym exercising the same functions as the English Parliament; people living in town would at last be entitled to vote and own land, and serfs owned by rich people would be set free.

    Poland

  • When Lukasz said nothing, the magnates glared at him, waiting for him to come to his senses, but this did not happen, so Cyprjan, as the owner of the man, said sternly: 'Lukasz, everything that the Seym has done will be revoked ... tomorrow ... by you.'

    Poland

  • More specifically, when he watched the Seym, of which he was now an important member, he realized that almost everything he was ordered to do by Count Lubonski, Prince Lubomirski and the powerful Granickis and Mniszechs was helpf ul only to them and extremely hurtful to the nation as a whole.

    Poland

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