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From land +‎ -s- +‎ ting.


landsting n

  1. a representative body (ting) for a country (land), a parliament, in various geographical and historical contexts
  2. a county council;[1] administrative bodies in Sweden, established in 1863, handle health care and public transport
  3. a zemstvo, a regional representation (district council) in Russia, 1864–1917
    • Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, part 1, chapter 8
      — Nå, hur går det med ert landsting? — frågade Sergej Ivanovitj, som var livligt intresserad av landstingen och tillskrev dem stor betydelse.
      "Well, how is your district council doing?" asked Sergey Ivanovitch, who was greatly interested in these local boards and attached great importance to them.


Inflection of landsting 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative landsting landstinget landsting landstingen
Genitive landstings landstingets landstings landstingens

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  1. ^ Utrikes namnbok (7th ed., 2007) ISBN 978-913832379-3