Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: duma
IPA transcription: [d'umÉ™]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Duma
    Meaning: a legislative body in the ruling assembly of Russia and of some other republics in the former USSR
Usage examples
  • They don't dare arrest the 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.