Duma meaning

do͝omə
The lower house of the Russian parliament.
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A Russian national parliament during czarist times.
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The legislative assembly of czarist Russia (1905-17)
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The lower chamber of the parliament in Russia (since 1993)
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The lower house of the Federal Assembly, or the Russian national parliament.
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A drink mixing wine and vodka, name taken from the above.
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Origin of duma

  • Russian thought, council, assembly of Germanic origin dhē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Russian ду́ма (dúma, “elective legislative assembly; originally: "thought"”).

    From Wiktionary