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congressional district

noun, U.S. Government.
one of a fixed number of districts into which a state is divided, each district electing one member to the national House of Representatives.
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An Americanism dating back to 1805-15 Unabridged
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Congressional district

(in the US) an electoral division of a state, entitled to send one member to the US House of Representatives
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