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congressman-at-large

[kong-gris-muh n-uh t-lahrj] /ˈkɒŋ grɪs mən ətˈlɑrdʒ/
noun, plural congressmen-at-large
[kong-gris-muh n-uh t-lahrj] /ˈkɒŋ grɪs mən ətˈlɑrdʒ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a U.S. congressman who is elected from a state as a whole and not from a district.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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