Cong

[ kong ]
/ kɒŋ /

noun

Informal. Vietcong.

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decorum

Origin of Cong

by shortening

Definition for cong (2 of 3)

cong.

Origin of cong.

From the Latin word congius

Definition for cong (3 of 3)

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British Dictionary definitions for cong (1 of 2)

cong.

abbreviation for

pharmacol obsolete congius
congregation

Word Origin for cong.

(for sense 1) Latin: gallon

British Dictionary definitions for cong (2 of 2)

Cong.

abbreviation for

Congregational
Congress
Congressional
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