Congressman-at-large

конгрессмен, представляющий не отдельный округ, а ряд округов или весь штат целиком. Избирается, когда население штата выросло настолько, что позволяет избрать ещё одного конгрессмена, но избирательные округа пока остаются в старых границах

США. Лингвострановедческий англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • congressman-at-large — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun (plural congressmen at large) : a member of the United States House of Representatives elected by the voters of an entire state rather than by those of a single congressional district * * * /kong gris meuhn euht lahrj… …   Useful english dictionary

  • congressman-at-large — /kong gris meuhn euht lahrj /, n., pl. congressmen at large /kong gris meuhn euht lahrj /. a U.S. congressman who is elected from a state as a whole and not from a district. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • large — [lärj] adj. larger, largest [OFr < L largus: see LARD] 1. Archaic liberal; generous 2. big; great; specif., a) taking up much space; bulky b) enclosing much space; spacious [a large office] …   English World dictionary

  • large — adj. & n. adj. 1 of considerable or relatively great size or extent. 2 of the larger kind (the large intestine). 3 of wide range; comprehensive. 4 pursuing an activity on a large scale (large farmer). n. (at large) 1 at liberty. 2 as a body or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • James H. Davis (congressman) — James Harvey Davis Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas s At large district In office March 4, 1915 March 3, 1917 Preceded by …   Wikipedia

  • at large — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. Not kept within walls, fences, or boundaries; free. * /The killer remained at large for weeks./ Compare: AT LIBERTY. * /Cattle and sheep roamed at large on the big ranch./ 2. In a broad, general way; at length; fully. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at large — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. Not kept within walls, fences, or boundaries; free. * /The killer remained at large for weeks./ Compare: AT LIBERTY. * /Cattle and sheep roamed at large on the big ranch./ 2. In a broad, general way; at length; fully. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Michigan's At-large congressional district — may refer to a few different occasions when a statewide at large district was used for elections to the United States House of Representatives from Michigan. Prior to Michigan s admittance as a state of the Union in 1837, congressional delegates… …   Wikipedia

  • at\ large — adv or adj. phr. 1. Not kept within walls, fences, or boundaries; free. The killer remained at large for weeks. Compare: at liberty Cattle and sheep roamed at large on the big ranch. 2. In a broad, general way; at length; fully. The… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at-large — phrasal : chosen by or representing the whole of an area (as a state or a city) having political subdivisions rather than a particular district or other subdivision usually used in combination with a preceding noun in the Republican convention… …   Useful english dictionary

  • at large — phrasal 1. a. free of restraint or confinement < the escaped prisoner is still at large > b. without a specific subject or assignment < critic at large > 2. at length 3. in a general way 4. as a whole < society at large > 5 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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