Supreme Soviet
noun Date: 1936 the highest legislative body of a nation (as the former Soviet Union or former Soviet republics)

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  • Supreme Soviet — the legislature of the former Soviet Union and its successor states, consisting of an upper house (Soviet of the Union or Council of the Union), whose delegates are elected on the basis of population, and a lower house (Soviet of Nationalities or …   Useful english dictionary

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