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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Origin of congressional district

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15
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British Dictionary definitions for congressional district

Congressional district

noun

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