congressman-at-large

congressman-at-large

[kong-gris-muhn-uht-lahrj]
noun, plural congressmen-at-large [kong-gris-muhn-uht-lahrj] .
a U.S. congressman who is elected from a state as a whole and not from a district.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism

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