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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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Congress
... A congress is a formal meeting of the representatives of different countrys, nations, constituent states, independent organizations (such as trade unions), or groups ...
Article Two Of The United States Constitution - Section 3: Presidential Responsibilities - Clause 3: Calling Congress Into Extraordinary Session; Adjourning Congress
... President may call extraordinary sessions of one or both Houses of Congress ... Truman called a special session of Congress ...
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 Muslims, who felt that their ... in Arabic script deepened 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 administration of India ...
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 Bharatiya ... 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 ... 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-member house ...
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 ...

More definitions of "congress":

  • (noun): A meeting of elected or appointed representatives.
  • (noun): A national legislative assembly.

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    Any officer fit for duty who at this crisis would abandon his post to electioneer for a seat in Congress ought to be scalped.
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    William Howard Taft (1857–1930)