English word congressman comes from English -man, English congress.
Congressman detailed word origin explanation
|-man || English (eng) ||In certain cases, someone (implied male) who derives from a particular nationality.. Someone (implied male) who has special characteristics relating to a topic or area.. Someone (implied male) who is an expert in an area.. Someone (implied male) who is employed or holds a position in an area. |
|congress || English (eng) ||(archaic) A coming together of two or more people; a meeting.. (often capitalized: Congress) A legislative body of a state, originally the bicameral legislature of the United States of America.. A formal gathering or assembly; a conference held to discuss or decide on a specific question.. An association, especially one consisting of other associations or representatives of interest groups.. [...] |
|congressman || English (eng) ||(US) A male member of the House of Representatives. A male member of congress. |
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