Continental Congress

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Continental Congress

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(Historical Terms) the assembly of delegates from the North American rebel colonies held during and after the War of American Independence. It issued the Declaration of Independence (1776) and framed the Articles of Confederation (1777)
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Noun1.Continental Congress - the legislative assembly composed of delegates from the rebel colonies who met during and after the American RevolutionContinental Congress - 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
congress - a meeting of elected or appointed representatives