congressional district

noun

Definition of congressional district

: 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 That ended in the early 1980s, as the two counties were joined together within Alabama’s 1st congressional district. al, 20 Sep. 2021 Democrats would like to see a new congressional district for minority voters that won’t scuttle existing districts, most notably District 33, an area represented by Democrat Marc Veasey, who is black. Dallas News, 18 Sep. 2021 Braddock, a former Marine who has denied any wrongdoing, had been running again in Florida’s 13th congressional district this year but dropped out in July citing publicity from the stalking case. orlandosentinel.com, 16 Sep. 2021 Braddock, a former Marine who has denied any wrongdoing, had been running again in Florida’s 13th congressional district this year but dropped out in July citing publicity from the stalking case. Curt Anderson, sun-sentinel.com, 15 Sep. 2021 Camarillo pointed out that with the state’s population growth, each Texas congressional district will be forced to take on about 100,000 additional residents. Gilbert Garcia, San Antonio Express-News, 14 Sep. 2021 The upcoming Republican primary in Wyoming, which only has one congressional district, will pit Cheney against multiple primary challengers. Oren Oppenheim, ABC News, 9 Sep. 2021 One congressional district needs to get bigger, another more compact. Mark Pazniokas, courant.com, 7 Sep. 2021 Kennedy, who represented the state’s fourth congressional district from 2013 until January, joined a number of his family members in opposition to the recommendation by two California Parole Board commissioners that Sirhan be released from prison. BostonGlobe.com, 1 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of congressional district

1812, in the meaning defined above

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“Congressional district.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/congressional%20district. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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congressional district

noun

Legal Definition of congressional district

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

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