What is congress?

  • (noun): A meeting of elected or appointed representatives.
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Congress

A congress is a formal meeting of the representatives of different countrys, nations, constituent states, independent organizations (such as trade unions), or groups.

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Indian National Congress
... The Indian National Congress (abbreviated INC, and commonly known as the Congress) (Bhāratīya Rāṣṭrīya Kāṅgrēs) is one of the two major political parties in India, the other being the ... Ghose, Mahadev Govind Ranade and William Wedderburn—the Indian National Congress became the leader of the Indian Independence Movement, with over 15 million members and over 70 million participants in its struggle ... In the 2009 general elections, the Congress emerged as the single largest party in the Lok Sabha, with 205 of its candidates getting elected to the 543-m ...
Indian Independence Movement - Rise of Indian Nationalism (1885–1905)
... By 1900, although the Congress had emerged as an all-India political organisation, its achievement was undermined by its singular failure to attract ... their concerns of minority status and denial of rights if the Congress alone were to represent the people of India ... The nationalistic sentiments among Congress members led to the movement to be represented in the bodies of government, to have a say in the legislation and ...
Article Two Of The United States Constitution - Section 3: Presidential Responsibilities - Clause 3: Calling Congress Into Extraordinary Session; Adjourning Congress
... extraordinary sessions of one or both Houses of Congress ... Truman called a special session of Congress ...
United States Playing Card Company - Product Line - Congress
... Congress is currently the USPC's signature brand name for bridge cards and accessories ... Congress cards come in an assortment of back designs ... Each Congress deck consists of the 52 standard cards, two jokers, and an information card describing bridge scoring ...
Congress
... A congress is a formal meeting of the representatives of different countrys, nations, constituent states, independent organizations (such as trade unions), or groups ...

More definitions of "congress":

  • (noun): A national legislative assembly.

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    It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose.
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    The profession I chose was politics; the profession I entered was the law. I entered the one because I thought it would lead to the other. It was once the same road; and Congress is [s]till full of lawyers.
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