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English noun: Congress

1. Congress (group) the legislature of the United States government

SynonymsU.S. Congress, United States Congress, US Congress

Broader (hypernym)general assembly, law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature

Member holonymHouse of Representatives, Senate, U.S. House, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, United States House of Representatives, United States Senate, US House, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Member meronymlegislative branch

2. congress (group) a meeting of elected or appointed representatives

Broader (hypernym)group meeting, meeting

Narrower (hyponym)Continental Congress

3. congress (group) a national legislative assembly

Broader (hypernym)general assembly, law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature

4. congress (act) the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur

Synonymscarnal knowledge, coition, coitus, copulation, intercourse, relation, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation

Broader (hypernym)sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice

Narrower (hyponym)ass, criminal congress, defloration, fuck, fucking, hank panky, nookie, nooky, penetration, piece of ass, piece of tail, roll in the hay, screw, screwing, shag, shtup, unlawful carnal knowledge

Part holonyminsemination

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