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.
Electoral CollegeRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Origin of congressional district
An Americanism dating back to 1805–15
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
British Dictionary definitions for congressional district
(in the US) an electoral division of a state, entitled to send one member to the US House of Representatives
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012