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Congressional district

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) an electoral division of a state, entitled to send one member to the US House of Representatives
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Congres′sional dis′trict


n.
a division of a U.S. state, electing one member to the U.S. House of Representatives.
[1805–15, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.congressional district - a territorial division of a state; entitled to elect one member to the United States House of Representatives
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
American state - one of the 50 states of the United States
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Translations

Congressional district

n (US Pol) → Kongresswahlbezirk m
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