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congressman-at-large

[ kong-gris-muhn-uht-lahrj ]
/ ˈkɒŋ grɪs mən ətˈlɑrdʒ /
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noun, plural con·gress·men-at-large [kong-gris-muhn-uht-lahrj]. /ˈkɒŋ grɪs mən ətˈlɑrdʒ/.
a U.S. congressman who is elected from a state as a whole and not from a district.
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Origin of congressman-at-large

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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