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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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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the bicameral parliament of Iceland
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Althinga whole assembly, specifically, the General Assembly of Iceland.
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