congressional delegation

Definition of congressional delegation

:the group of officials elected to the U.S. Congress from a particular state
  • the state's congressional delegation

Word by Word Definitions

congress play congressional
  1. : the act or action of coming together and meeting

  2. : coitus

  3. : a formal meeting of delegates for discussion and usually action on some question

delegation play
  1. : the act of empowering to act for another

  2. : a group of persons chosen to represent others


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