The lowerhouse of the Polishparliament. (proper noun)
Examples of word Sejm
Hmm, the Sejm is kind of akin to a Senator’s hold on legislation or nominees.
He refused to call the Sejm between 1820 and 1825.
Polish legislature or "Sejm" in the 17th and 18th centuries operated by consensus.
The [[History of Poland | Polish legislature]] or "Sejm" in the 17th and 18th centuries operated by consensus.
It was, in fact, a “Great Sejm” — constitutional convention, in effect — bent on reforming the Polish political system that prompted the final invasion and partition of the country, as its neighbors could not abide an effective government in Warsaw.
Even in the Polish parliament, where such a rule prevailed for the century before Poland vanished from the map of Europe, the victim of minority sabotage, the member of the Sejm who wished to object had to identify himself!
The Senate now is pretty close to a replica of the eighteenth century Polish Sejm.
The Sejm was inspired by the French Revolution, itself inspired by ours.