1. A formal meeting of delegates or representatives; CONVENTION (4).
2. (cap.) The legislative body of the federal government, created under U.S. Const. art. I, ¡ì 1 and consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives. [Cases: United States
7. C.J.S. United States ¡ì¡ì 16¨C17.] ¡ª congressional, adj.