[ kong-gris-muh n-uh t-lahrj ]
/ ˈkɒŋ grɪs mən ətˈlɑrdʒ /
noun, plural con·gress·men-at-large [kong-gris-muh n-uh t-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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- congress, library of,
- congressional district,
- congressional record,
- congreve, william
Origin of congressman-at-large
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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