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congressman-at-large

[ kong-gris-muhn-uht-lahrj ]

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of congressman-at-large1

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

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