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GEMOTE. An assembly. Wittena gemote, during the time of the Saxons in England, signified an assembly of wise men. The parliament.

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The aristocracy dominated the witena gemot (the council of the wise) which, together with semiannual gatherings of free farmers and townsmen, voted taxes and approved laws.
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