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con·gres·sional dis·trict

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  1. congressional districtnoun

    a territorial division of a state; entitled to elect one member to the United States House of Representatives


  1. Congressional district

    Congressional districts, also known as electoral districts and legislative districts, electorates, or wards in other nations, are divisions of a larger administrative region that represent the population of a region in the larger congressional body. Notably, Australia's districts are referred to as electorates or seats; in Canada, these are called "constituencies", or more informally "ridings". Countries with congressional districts include the United States, the Philippines, and Japan.


  1. Congressional district

    A congressional district is an electoral constituency that elects a single member of a congress. Countries with congressional districts include the United States, the Philippines, and Japan. A congressional district is based on population, which, in the United States, is taken using a census every ten years.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of congressional district in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of congressional district in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of congressional district in a Sentence

  1. George Papadopoulos:

    California's 25th congressional district is wide open for the taking. Someone has to step up. I love my state too much to see it run down by candidates like Democratic Rep. Katie Hill, all talk, no action, and a bunch of sell outs.

  2. John Bel Edwards:

    I hope all of the people of Louisiana will join Donna and me in praying for Congressman-elect Letlows family, especially his wife Julia and their two children, his many friends and the people of the 5th Congressional District, louisiana has lost more than 7,300 people to COVID-19 since March, and each one of them leaves a tremendous hole in our state.

  3. Brenda Landwehr:

    Without explanation, this map shifts 46% of the Black population and 33% of the Hispanic population out of the 3rd Congressional District by dividing the Hispanic neighborhoods ofQuindaroBluffs, Bethel-Welborn, Strawberry Hill,Armourdaleand others from Argentine, Turner and the rest of Kansas City, Kansas south of I-70.

  4. Mark Sanford:

    I don't work for him. I work for about 750,000 people here in the 1st congressional district.

  5. Aja Brown:

    My decision to enter this race was not predicated on one person, but on the 700,000 residents of the 44th congressional district.


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    the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)
    • A. relocation
    • B. cycling
    • C. guts
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