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n. pl. Land·tag·e (-tä′gə)
1. The legislative assembly of many German-speaking polities, including most German states.
2. A diet or assembly in some German states in the 19th century.

[German : Land, country (from Middle High German lant; see landsman2) + Tag, day, diet, assembly (from Middle High German, from Old High German, influenced by Medieval Latin diēta, diet; see agh- in Indo-European roots).]


1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the legislative assembly of each state in present-day Germany and Austria
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the estates of principalities in medieval and modern Germany
3. (Historical Terms) the assembly of numerous states in 19th-century Germany
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the assembly of numerous states in 19th-century Germany
[C16: German: land assembly]


(ˈlɑntˌtɑg, -ˌtɑx)

the legislature of certain states in Germany.
[< German: literally, land parliament]
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29 fag, Other institutions to be included in the legislative procedure and at any oral hearing by committees of the schleswig-holstein landtag.
Latvia has made better progress in introduction of e-government than many other countries in Europe, Andre Kuper, President of the Landtag (parliament) of North Rhine-Westphalia federal state, said during a meeting with Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/ Farmers).
Le president de la Republique, Beji Caid Essebsi, a recu mardi au Palais de Carthage la presidente du Landtag (parlement regional) de l'Etat libre de Baviere, Barbara Stamm.
In that year he was elected to the Landtag in Kiel, having been placed fourth on the party list despite the growing scandal triggered by the East Germans.
The group will also be given a guided tour of the Landtag in Dusseldorf - the parliament of North Rhine.
Also Kazakhstan's delegation held talks with Albert Frick, the president of the Liechtenstein's Landtag (Parliament).
My first care will be to reorganize the army, with or without the help of the Landtag [the legislature] .
The Saxon state, for instance, altered suffrage laws for the Landtag in 1866, under Prussian occupation.
Alongside Riccardo Illy, Michele Sabban (Vice-President of Ile-de-France) and Peter Straub (President of the Landtag of Baden-Wurttemberg) were elected Vice-Presidents.
In practice, however, the Prussian Landtag was dissolved in 1933 after new elections had failed to give the Nazis an absolute majority, the Prussian ministries were gradually merged with their German counterparts, and plans were drawn up to partition Prussia into its constituent provinces.
This second Forum, co-organised by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, the Warnemunde Baltic Sea Research Institute (Germany), the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Germany), the Landtag Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Germany) and the Baltic Sea Forum eV, will be held in Rostock (Germany) from August 9 to August 11, 2005.