[kong-gris-woo m-uh n]
- a female member of a congress, especially of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Origin of congresswoman
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Examples from the Web for congresswoman
“Every decision that I make I pray about, as does my husband,” the Congresswoman explained.Judging by the GOP, God Can’t Pick a Campaign Winner
June 3, 2014
Carolyn Maloney, a congresswoman from the east side of the Manhattan, waded through the crowd to speak.The Weirdest Pro-Hillary Party Yet
March 22, 2014
The congresswoman ended her valedictory to a man she described as “our icon” by saying “Michael Jackson, I salute you.”
The Democratic congresswoman could give the craziest Republican a run for his money with her history of wild statements.
Clay Aiken is contemplating a run for Congress against Rep. Renee Ellmers and the North Carolina congresswoman is not impressed.GOP Congresswoman Trash Talks Clay Aiken
February 3, 2014
- (in the US) a female member of Congress, esp of the House of Representatives
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