Definition of congressman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkäNGɡrəsmən/

noun (plural congressmen)

A member of Congress, especially a member of the US House of Representatives: senators and congressmen joined in a standing ovation [as title]: Congressman Bob Smithers
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  • The measures that have been taken are calculated to intimidate not only the general public, but the congressmen and senators as well.
  • Unfortunately, our senators and congressmen have not been smart enough or well prepared enough to do the job.
  • This is an off-year election, meaning we choose senators and congressmen, not a president.

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