Althing

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Al·thing

 (äl′thĭng, ôl′-)
n.
The parliament of Iceland. It is the oldest assembly in Europe, first convened in 930.

[Old Norse althing, parliament, whole assembly : allr, all; see al- in Indo-European roots + thing, assembly.]
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Althing

(ˈælθɪŋ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the bicameral parliament of Iceland
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Althing

 a whole assembly, specifically, the General Assembly of Iceland.
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