- an immovable pileup or tangle of logs, as in a river, causing a blockage.
- any blockage or massive accumulation: a logjam of bills before Congress.
Origin of logjam
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- blockage caused by the crowding together of a number of logs floating in a river
- a deadlock; standstill
Word Origin and History for log jam
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