Convocation

Definition of Convocation

Con`vo`ca´tion
n.1.The act of calling or assembling by summons.
2.An assembly or meeting.
In the first day there shall be a holy convocation.
- Ex. xii. 16.
3.(Ch. of Eng.) An assembly of the clergy, by their representatives, to consult on ecclesiastical affairs.
4.(Oxf. University) An academical assembly, in which the business of the university is transacted.

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