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One entry found for congress.
Entry Word: congress
Function: noun
Text: 1 the highest lawmaking body of a political unit <the national emergency required a special session of congress>
Synonyms parliament
Related Words assembly, chamber, council, diet, house, legislature
2 a coming together of a number of persons for a specified purpose <following World War I a great congress of world leaders took place in Paris to plan the postwar world> -- see MEETING 1
3 a group of persons formally joined together for some common interest <the Canada Trades and Labor Congress> -- see ASSOCIATION 2