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Definition of Congress

Congratulation
Congratulation
  CONGRESS   noun
A body of men who meet to repeal laws.
 

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Connoisseur
Connoisseur
Regular definition:
CONGRESS:
?k???res n. 1 a formal meeting of delegates for discussion. 2 (Congress) a national legislative body, esp. that of the US. 3 a society or organization. 4 coming together, meeting. °°congressional adj. [L congressus f. congredi (as com-, gradi walk)]


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