An example of a congress is an annual national meeting of a boy's association.
An example of Congress is the group of people that United States citizens elect as their representatives every two years.
The National Congress of American Indians.
Origin of congress
- Middle English congresse body of attendants from Latin congressus meeting from past participle of congredī to meet com- com- gradī to go ghredh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin congressum, the past participle of congredi 'to go or come together', itself from con- + gradi 'to go or step'.