congressional district

noun

: a territorial division of a state from which a member of the U.S. House of Representatives is elected

Examples of congressional district in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More broadly speaking, the 41st District stands out as a rare piece of truly purple topography in a national landscape dominated by red and blue congressional districts. Julia Wick, Los Angeles Times, 11 June 2024 For the second time in as many years, Republican Rep. Nancy Mace has defeated a fierce GOP primary challenge in South Carolina’s 1st congressional district. Tommy Barone, ABC News, 11 June 2024 Former President Donald Trump’s eldest son this week attacked a Wisconsin Republican House candidate for opposing in-vitro fertilization — injecting an issue that has divided Republicans into the primary race for a northeastern Wisconsin congressional district. Lawrence Andrea, Journal Sentinel, 5 June 2024 Every decade, the boundaries of congressional districts are adjusted based on the U.S. Census. Laura Gersony, The Arizona Republic, 3 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for congressional district 

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Word History

First Known Use

1812, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of congressional district was in 1812

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“Congressional district.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/congressional%20district. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Legal Definition

congressional district

noun
: a territorial division of a state from which a member of the U.S. House of Representatives is elected
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