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Noun: congress  'kóng-grus [N. Amer], 'kóng,gres [Brit]
  1. A meeting of elected or appointed representatives
  2. A national legislative assembly
  3. The social act of assembling for some common purpose
    "the lovers met discreetly for the purposes of sexual congress";
    - meeting, coming together
Noun: Congress
  1. The legislature of the United States government
    - United States Congress, U.S. Congress, US Congress

Derived forms: congresses, Congresses

Type of: assemblage, assembly, gathering, general assembly, group meeting, law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature, meeting

Part of: legislative branch

Encyclopedia: Congress, OH