Definition of Knesset

1. Noun. The Israeli unicameral parliament.

Exact synonyms: Knesseth
Generic synonyms: Parliament

Definition of Knesset

1. Proper noun. The Israeli parliament, located in Jerusalem. ¹

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Definition of Knesset

1. the Israeli parliament [n -S]

Knesset Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knesset

Km allotypes
Km antigen
Knapp's streaks
Knapp's striae
Knesset (current term)
Kniest syndrome
Knight Bachelor
Knight Batchelor
Knight Templar
Knight of the Round Table
Knights Bachelor
Knights Batchelor
Knights Templar

Literary usage of Knesset

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1. The Eizenstat Report and Related Issues Concerning United States and Allied edited by James A. Leach (1999)
"... a member of the Israeli Knesset and Chairman of the Knesset's Committee on Restitution. ... CHAIRMAN, ISRAELI Knesset RESTITUTION COMMITTEE Mr. ..."

2. 40 Km Into Lebanon: Israel's 1982 Invasion by H. Thomas Davis (1995)
"The supreme power in Israel is the country's Parliament, known as the Knesset, a 120-member body elected for a four-year term unless it votes to dissolve ..."

3. Images of Israel by Hanan Isachar, Danny Ben-Tal, Hedva Isachar Canetti (1994)
"In October 1992 the building was inaugurated, located close to the parliament of Israel, the Knesset. The combinations of straight lines, symbolizing law, ..."

4. Land Or Peace: Whither Israel? by Yael Yishai (1987)
"Eshkol, a member of a pragmatic party and a known dove, displayed the joy and exhilaration shared by the majority of Knesset members. ..."

5. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Knesset for the simultaneous translation ot all speeches into Arabic. ... There ha Cabinet and a single- chamber Parliament (Knesset Israel) of xao members. ..."

6. For the Land and the Lord: Jewish Fundamentalism in Israel by Ian Lustick (1988)
"Gershon Shafat, another Gush Emunim stalwart and also religious, was the fifth candidate elected to the Knesset that year. Tehiya received 23 percent of the ..."

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