Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [d'umə]
meaning of the word
a legislative body in the ruling assembly of Russia and of some other republics in the former USSR
They don't dare arrest the Duma!
FROM THE PETROGRAD MUNICIPAL DUMA:
But this shall not be, for we respect the Duma.
In the Nicolai Hall the Duma session was coming to an end.
Smolny was almost empty, but the Duma was thronged and noisy.
The Duma brilliantly illuminated and great crowds pouring in.
He proposed again that all Bolshevik members should be expelled from the Duma.
"The Mayor," he continued, "tells us that we must not make political meetings out of the Duma.
Though I didn't realize it then, this was the Duma's declaration of war against the Bolsheviki.
Members of the Committee of Public Safety will be on duty in the building of the Municipal Duma.