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/ˈkäNGgrəs/,/ˈkän-/,
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congresses, plural;
  1. The national legislative body of a country

  2. The national legislative body of the US, meeting at the Capitol in Washington, DC. It was established by the Constitution of 1787 and is composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives
    • - changes in taxation required the approval of Congress
  3. A particular session of the US Congress
    • - the 104th Congress
  4. A formal meeting or series of meetings for discussion between delegates, esp. those from a political party or labor union or from within a particular discipline
    • - an international congress of mathematicians
  5. A society or organization, esp. a political one
    • - the National Congress of American Indians
  6. The action of coming together
    • - sexual congress

  1. the legislature of the United States government
  2. a meeting of elected or appointed representatives
  3. a national legislative assembly
  4. sexual intercourse: 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
  5. The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is a ruling coalition of center-left/centrist political parties heading the government of India. ...
  6. The National Congress (Congreso Nacional) is the legislative branch of the government of the Republic of Chile.
  7. The Congress (J) was a short-lived Indian political party founded by Jagjivan Ram in 1980, the former Defence Minister of India and participant in the Janata alliance. The "J" stood for "Jagjivan. ...
  8. The Indian National Congress (Organisation) or Congress (O) was a political party in India formed when Indira Gandhi (then the Congress president) broke away from the leadership of the Congress Party (which became known as Congress (I)). ...
  9. Congress (Secular), is a political party in India. Congress secular is new form of Congress Socialists in Kerala, formed after the split in NCP in Kerala. It was led by Kadannappally Ramachandran. It has one MLA Kadannappally Ramachandran from Kannur district. ...
  10. Congress is a solitaire card game using two decks of 52 playing cards each. It is a simple but strategic game which requires skill and careful choosing for it to be completed successfully.
  11. The Congress is a documentary film directed by Emmy Award-winning director Ken Burns. The Florentine Films production, which focuses on the United States Congress, aired on PBS in 1988. ...
  12. A coming-together of two or more people; a meeting; A formal gathering or assembly; a conference held to discuss or decide on a specific question; A legislative body of a state, originally the bicameral legislature of the United States of America; An association, especially one consisting of ...
  13. 1) a body of persons with the power to make laws. The U.S. Congress is composed of the Senate and House of Representatives.; 2) a meeting of individuals who will deal with matters for their common good
  14. Refers to the 2-year cycle of activities of the legislative branch. For example, the '101st Congress' began January 3, 1989 and included a 1989 and a 1990 'session. ...
  15. 1. a coming together; meeting 2. sexual intercourse [among other meanings, of course]
  16. Regular coming together on a representational basis of several hundreds - or even thousands - of individuals belonging to a single professional, cultural, religious or other group. A congress is often convened to discuss a particular subject. ...
  17. Click on “Congress” to view an alphabetical index of documents and images relating to Congress. Click on a letter to reveal the documents contained in that portion of the index.
  18. A conference or formal meeting of people with common interests.
  19. Formal meeting of an organisation, often a professional or business body, held to discuss and exchange ideas. See also 'Conference' & 'Convention'.
  20. a combination cocktail party, barbecue and bacchanalia where negotiations take place for the annual redistribution of the earnings of average citizens. Activities include intern boinking, “hiking the Appalachian trail,” “Newting,” junketeering, restroom trolling, and blood alcohol maintenance. ...
  21. n. A body of men whose sole purpose in existence is to pile law upon law upon law.
  22. The sole governmental body of the Hegemony. Every Authority sends three representatives to Congress but decides how to select these congressmen: popular vote, birthright, etc. ...
  23. Released on the offshoot Inner Rhythm label.
  24. The valet of Woodrow the First.
  25. n. The antonym of progress.