The definition of a constituency is the body of people who are eligible to vote and elect a leader, or a group of supporters or potential supporters.(noun)
The people in a given geographic area who elect a congressman are an example of a constituency.
See constituency in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. constituencies
Origin: < constituent + -cy
See constituency in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. con·stit·u·en·cies
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