Definitions for Convocationˌkɒn vəˈkeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•vo•ca•tion*ˌkɒn vəˈkeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of convoking.

  2. a group of people gathered in answer to a summons; assembly.

  3. either of the two provincial synods of the Church of England.

    Category: Religion

  4. an assembly of the clergy of part of a diocese in the Episcopal Church.

    Category: Religion

  5. a formal assembly at a college or university, esp. for a graduation ceremony.

    Category: Education

* Syn: See convention.

Origin of convocation:

1350–1400; ME (< MF) < L convocātiō. See convoke , -tion

con`vo•ca′tion•al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. convocation(noun)

    a group gathered in response to a summons

  2. convocation, calling together(noun)

    the act of convoking

Wiktionary

  1. convocation(Noun)

    The act of calling or assembling by summons.

  2. convocation(Noun)

    An assembly or meeting.

  3. convocation(Noun)

    An assembly of the clergy, by their representatives, to consult on ecclesiastical affairs.

  4. convocation(Noun)

    An academical assembly, in which the business of the university is transacted.

  5. Origin: From convocare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Convocation(noun)

    the act of calling or assembling by summons

  2. Convocation(noun)

    an assembly or meeting

  3. Convocation(noun)

    an assembly of the clergy, by their representatives, to consult on ecclesiastical affairs

  4. Convocation(noun)

    an academical assembly, in which the business of the university is transacted

Freebase

  1. Convocation

    A Convocation is a group of people formally assembled for a special purpose.

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