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congressman

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noun con·gress·man \ˈkäŋ-(g)rəs-mən\

Simple Definition of congressman

  • : someone (especially a man) who is a member of a congress and especially of the U.S. House of Representatives

Full Definition of congressman

  1. :  a member of a congress; especially :  a member of the United States House of Representatives

Examples of congressman

  1. a former congressman who is now a senator



1780

First Known Use of congressman

1780


CONGRESSMAN Defined for Kids

congressman

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noun con·gress·man \ˈkäŋ-grəs-mən\

Definition of congressman

plural con·gress·men \-mən\

  1. :  a member of a congress and especially of the United States House of Representatives





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