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 for Congressional district
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Congressional \Con*gres"sion*al\, a.
     Of or pertaining to a congress, especially, to the Congress
     of the United States; as, congressional debates.
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           Congressional and official labor.        --E. Everett.
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     Congressional District, one of the divisions into which a
        State is periodically divided (according to population),
        each of which is entitled to elect a Representative to the
        Congress of the United States.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  District \Dis"trict\, n. [LL. districtus district, fr. L.
     districtus, p. p. of distringere: cf. F. district. See
     Distrain.]
     1. (Feudal Law) The territory within which the lord has the
        power of coercing and punishing.
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     2. A division of territory; a defined portion of a state,
        town, or city, etc., made for administrative, electoral,
        or other purposes; as, a congressional district, judicial
        district, land district, school district, etc.
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              To exercise exclusive legislation . . . over such
              district not exceeding ten miles square. --The
                                                    Constitution
                                                    of the United
                                                    States.
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     3. Any portion of territory of undefined extent; a region; a
        country; a tract.
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              These districts which between the tropics lie.
                                                    --Blackstone.
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     Congressional district. See under Congressional.
  
     District attorney, the prosecuting officer of a district or
        district court.
  
     District court, a subordinate municipal, state, or United
        States tribunal, having jurisdiction in certain cases
        within a judicial district.
  
     District judge, one who presides over a district court.
  
     District school, a public school for the children within a
        school district. [U.S.]
  
     Syn: Division; circuit; quarter; province; tract; region;
          country.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  congressional district
      n 1: a territorial division of a state; entitled to elect one
           member to the United States House of Representatives

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "congressional district":
     Kreis, archbishopric, archdiocese, arrondissement, bailiwick,
     bishopric, borough, canton, city, close borough, commune,
     constablewick, county, departement, diocese, district, duchy,
     election district, electoral district, electorate, gerrymander,
     gerrymandered district, government, hamlet, hundred, magistracy,
     metropolis, metropolitan area, oblast, okrug, parish,
     pocket borough, precinct, principality, province, region, riding,
     rotten borough, safe district, sheriffalty, sheriffwick, shire,
     shrievalty, silk-stocking district, single-member district, soke,
     stake, state, swing district, territory, town, township, village,
     wapentake, ward
  
  

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