Meaning of “congregation” in the English Dictionary

"congregation" in British English

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congregationnoun [ C, + sing/pl verb ]

uk /ˌkɒŋ.ɡrɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑːŋ.ɡrəˈɡeɪ.ʃən/
congregational
adjective uk /ˌkɒŋ.ɡrɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən.əl/ us /ˌkɑːŋ.ɡrəˈɡeɪ.ʃən.əl/

congregational singing

(Definition of “congregation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"congregation" in American English

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congregationnoun [ C ]

us /ˌkɑŋ·ɡrɪˈɡeɪ·ʃən/

a group of people gathered together for religious worship:

a congregation of 300 members

(Definition of “congregation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)