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" The term is given also to a meeting of sovereign princes which is held for the like purpose. The delegates from the Assemblies of the British colonies who met at New York 7th October, 1765, to consider their grievances, called their assemblage a Congress. "
An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ... - Page 173
by Noah Webster - 1846 - 1079 pages
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The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ...

Samuel Maunder - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1843 - 832 pages
...itself. CON'GRESS, an assembly of envoys, commissioners, deputies, £c. from different courts, who meet to concert measures for their common good, or to adjust their mutual concerns. Having exchanged thi'ir credentials, the envoys of the different powers carry on their negotiations...
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Political Dictionary: Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both ..., Volume 1

Political science - 1845
...(Irish Stat. 2 Eliz. c. 4.) CONGRESS, an assembly of envoys delegated by different courts with powers to concert measures for their common good or to adjust their mutual concerns. The term is given also to a meeting of sovereign princes which is held for the like purpose. The delegates...
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A Technological Dictionary: Explaining the Terms of the Arts, Sciences ...

W. M. Buchanan - Science - 1846 - 755 pages
...from ..;...-.• dior, to come together (gradus, a step.) 1. Ail assembly of envoys, commissioners, deputies, &c., particularly a meeting of the representatives of several courts, to concert measures of mutual concern. 2. An assembly of delegates of the several British colonies in America, which met...
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A popular and complete English dictionary, Volume 1

John Boag - 1848
...an assembly of envoys, commissioners, deputies, Ac., particularly a meeting of the representative* of several courts, to concert measures for their common good, or to adjust their mutual concerns. The assembly of delegates of the several British coiunies in America, which united to resist the claims...
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The Law Lexicon, Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence: Explaining All the ...

John Jane Smith Wharton - Law - 1848 - 707 pages
...vacant. CONGRESS, an assembly of envoys, commissioners, deputies, &c., from different court», who meet to concert measures for their common good, or to adjust their mutual concerns. CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. The assembly of senators and representative« of the several...
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The Standard Library Cyclopedia of Political, Constitutional, Statistical ...

Political science - 1848
...(/na/i Stat. 2 Eliz. c. 4.) CONGRESS, an assembly of envoys delegated by different courts with powers to concert measures for their common good or to adjust their mutual concerns. The term is given also to a meeting of sovereign princes which is held for the like purpose. The delegates...
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HAND-BOOK OF LITERATURE AND THE FINE ARTS;

GEORGE RIPLEY - 1852
...itself. CON'GRESS, an assembly of envoys, commissioners, deputies, <fcc. from different courts, who meet to concert measures for their common good, or to adjust their mutual concerns. Having exchanged their credentials, the envoys of the different powers carry on their negotiations...
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The Standard Library Cyclopaedia of Political, Constitutional ..., Volume 2

Economics - 1853
...(Irish Stat. 2 Eliz. e. 4.) CONGRESS, an assembly of envoys delegated by different courts with powers to concert measures for their common good or to adjust their mutual concerns. The term is given also to a meeting of sovereign princes which is held for the like purpose. The delegates...
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A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and ...

John Ogilvie - English language - 1855 - 414 pages
...CONGRATULATE, ». t. [add.] Тэ express joy for. CON'GRÊSS, я. [add.] A meeting of sovereign princes to concert measures for their common good, or to adjust their mutual concerns. CON'GREVE, л. A match prepared by being dipped into a phosphoric preparation ; a lucifer-match. 108...
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An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1857
....(kong'gress), «. [I,, congraw.] 1. A meetIng of individuals ; an assembly of envoys, commissioners, deputies, &C., particularly a meeting of the representatives...which united to resist the claims of Great Britain in 1774. 3. The assembly of the delegates of the several United States, after the declaration of independence,...
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