congressman-at-large

[kong-gris-muh n-uh t-lahrj]
noun, plural con·gress·men-at-large [kong-gris-muh n-uh t-lahrj] /ˈkɒŋ grɪs mən ətˈlɑrdʒ/.
  1. a U.S. congressman who is elected from a state as a whole and not from a district.

Origin of congressman-at-large

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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