noun, plural congressmen. (often initial capital letter)
a member of a congress, especially of the U.S. House of Representatives.

1770–80, Americanism; congress + -man

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Congressman (ˈkɒŋɡrɛsmən)
n , pl -men
(in the US) a male member of Congress, esp of the House of Representatives

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1780, in ref. to U.S. Congress, and it first appears in a piece of abuse (written by a Loyalist):
"Ye coxcomb Congressmen, declaimers keen, Brisk puppets of the Philadelphia scene ..."
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