Definition of Congress

1. Noun. The legislature of the United States government.


2. Noun. A meeting of elected or appointed representatives.
Generic synonyms: Group Meeting, Meeting
Specialized synonyms: Continental Congress

3. Noun. A national legislative assembly.

4. Noun. The act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur.

Definition of Congress

1. n. A meeting of individuals, whether friendly or hostile; an encounter.

Definition of Congress

1. Noun. The two legislative bodies of the United States: the House of Representatives, and the Senate. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) A two-year session of these bodies, commencing after a Federal election and ending before the next one. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) A coming-together of two or more people; a meeting. ¹

4. Noun. A formal gathering or assembly; a conference held to discuss or decide on a specific question. ¹

5. Noun. ''(often capitalized: '''Congress''')'' A legislative body of a state, originally the bicameral legislature of the United States of America. ¹

6. Noun. An association, especially one consisting of other associations or representatives of interest groups. ¹

7. Noun. Sexual intercourse. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Congress

1. to assemble together [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Literary usage of Congress

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"International congress of Hygiene and Medicine. Buenos Ayres, 1910. ... This congress is also referred to as the International congress of Mathematicians. ..."

2. The Lancet (1898)
"PROGRAMME OF THE NINTH INTERNATIONAL congress OF HYGIENE AND DEMOGRAPHY. IT will be remembered that the Ninth International congress of Hygiene and ..."

3. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1903)
"COMMUNICATION THE INTERNATIONAL congress OF HISTORICAL SCIENCES THE historical congress inaugurated in Rome on April 2 of the present year, and concluded on ..."

4. Library Journal by Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter, American Library Association, Library Association (1899)
"23 : " The position of Librarian of congress and the opportunities it should offer ought to command the services of the best men in the country. ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1903)
"At the very opening of the congress a striking incident illustrated Samuel Adams' tact and self-restraint. Strongly opposed though he was to the Church of ..."

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