Pronunciation: (del"i-gā'shun), [key]
1. a group or body of delegates: Our club sent a delegation to the rally.
2. the body of delegates chosen to represent a political unit, as a state, in an assembly: the New Jersey delegation in Congress.
3. the act of delegating.
4. the state of being delegated.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.