What is another word for Bundesrath?

Pronunciation: [bˈʌndɪsɹˌaθ] (IPA)

The word "Bundesrath" is a German term that refers to one of two houses of the country's federal parliament. Synonyms for the word "Bundesrath" include "Federal Council" and "upper house." Other related terms include "Senate," "Chamber of Deputies," and "Upper Chamber." Some German states use different terms to refer to their equivalent councils, including "Landtag" and "Abgeordnetenhaus." The Bundesrath is responsible for representing the interests of the individual states, while the Bundestag represents the German people as a whole. The two houses work together to pass legislation and shape the direction of the country's government.

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What are the hypernyms for Bundesrath?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Bundesrath

Thus in the German Empire the only peculiar formality for amendments to the constitution is found in the provision that they are defeated by fourteen adverse votes in the Bundesrath.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell
The administration is through the Bundesrath in seven standing committees.
"Studies in Civics"
James T. McCleary
There is, in the mind of the public generally, a theory that Germany with its Bundesrath and Reichstag has a government akin to that of England and even the United States, but the impression is an erroneous one.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights"
Kelly Miller

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