Oireachtas: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ēr'ukh-tus), [key]
— n.
  1. the parliament of the Republic of Ireland, consisting of the president, the Dail Eireann, and the Seanad Eireann.
  2. an annual assembly, usually in Dublin, held by Gaelic-speaking people to celebrate, exhibit, and encourage the use of the Gaelic language, traditions, and arts.
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