Knesset

(redirected from Parliament of Israel)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

Knes·set

 (knĕs′ĕt′)
n.
The unicameral parliament of Israel.

[Modern Hebrew Kneset, from Mishnaic Hebrew kəneset, assembly, from Aramaic kəništā, from kənaš, to assemble; see kms in Semitic roots.]

Knesset

(ˈknɛsɪt) or

Knesseth

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the unicameral parliament of Israel
[Hebrew, literally: gathering]

Knes•set

(ˈknɛs ɛt, kəˈnɛs-)

n.
the unicameral parliament of Israel.
[1949; < Modern Hebrew kneset, post-Biblical Hebrew kəneseth gathering]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Knesset - the Israeli unicameral parliament
parliament - a legislative assembly in certain countries
Translations

Knesset

n the Knessetdie Knesset
References in periodicals archive ?
During four days of the visit, 15 meetings were held, six of which were held in the Parliament of Israel.
I work for the parliament of Israel -- a democracy, with human values, founded after a genocide.
The President of the House of Representatives, Mr Dimitris Syllouris, met today with the President of the Parliament of Israel (Knesset), Mr Yuli-Yoel Edelstein, who is on an official visit to Cyprus, upon invitation of the House President.