congress

Part of speech: noun

An assembly; conference; meeting; intercourse.

Part of speech: noun

The national legislative body of the United States.

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Usage examples "congress":

  1. For this service Congress granted Col. - "Betty Zane", Zane Grey.
  2. But public opinion, as reflected in the newspapers, must compel Congress, or nothing will be done." - "Recollections of a Varied Life", George Cary Eggleston.
  3. He had the freedom of both Houses of Congress and took a prominent part in turning the tide in favor of the Oregon movement. - "Colorado--The Bright Romance of American History", F. C. Grable.