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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Continental Congress mean? 

CONTINENTAL CONGRESS (noun)
  The noun CONTINENTAL CONGRESS has 1 sense:

1. the legislative assembly composed of delegates from the rebel colonies who met during and after the American Revolution; they issued the Declaration of Independence and framed Articles of Confederation

  Familiarity information: CONTINENTAL CONGRESS used as a noun is very rare.


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CONTINENTAL CONGRESS (noun)


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Meaning:

The legislative assembly composed of delegates from the rebel colonies who met during and after the American Revolution; they issued the Declaration of Independence and framed Articles of Confederation

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Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("Continental Congress" is a kind of...):

congress (a meeting of elected or appointed representatives)


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