congressional district

Synonyms and related words:
Kreis, archbishopric, archdiocese, arrondissement, bailiwick, bishopric, borough, canton, city, close borough, commune, constablewick, county, departement, diocese, district, duchy, election district, electoral district, electorate, gerrymander, gerrymandered district, government, hamlet, hundred, magistracy, metropolis, metropolitan area, oblast, okrug, parish, pocket borough, precinct, principality, province, region, riding, rotten borough, safe district, sheriffalty, sheriffwick, shire, shrievalty, silk-stocking district, single-member district, soke, stake, state, swing district, territory, town, township, village, wapentake, ward

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Congressional district — District Dis trict, n. [LL. districtus district, fr. L. districtus, p. p. of distringere: cf. F. district. See {Distrain}.] 1. (Feudal Law) The territory within which the lord has the power of coercing and punishing. [1913 Webster] 2. A division… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Congressional District — Congressional Con*gres sion*al, a. Of or pertaining to a congress, especially, to the Congress of the United States; as, congressional debates. [1913 Webster] Congressional and official labor. E. Everett. [1913 Webster] {Congressional District},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congressional district — congressional dis·trict n: a territorial division of a state from which a member of the U.S. House of Representatives is elected Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Congressional district — ☆ Congressional district n. any of the districts into which a state is divided for electing congressmen: each district elects a member of the House of Representatives …   English World dictionary

  • Congressional district — A congressional district is “a geographical division of a state from which one member of the House of Representatives is elected.”[1] Congressional Districts are made up of three main components, a representative, constituents, and the specific… …   Wikipedia

  • congressional district — noun a territorial division of a state; entitled to elect one member to the United States House of Representatives • Hypernyms: ↑district, ↑territory, ↑territorial dominion, ↑dominion • Part Holonyms: ↑American state * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • congressional district — Geographical district of state which may send (vote) a representative to U.S. Congress + congressional district A geographical unit of a State from which one member of the House of Representatives is elected …   Black's law dictionary

  • Congressional district — U.S. Govt. one of a fixed number of districts into which a state is divided, each district electing one member to the national House of Representatives. Cf. assembly district, Senatorial district. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • congressional district — noun Date: 1812 a territorial division of a state from which a member of the United States House of Representatives is elected …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Congressional district — Congres′sional dis′trict n. gov a division of a U.S. state, electing one member to the U.S. House of Representatives • Etymology: 1805–15, amer …   From formal English to slang

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