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Yet no hasty step was taken when the General Assembly convened.

At Thebes a conference of the states had been convened to listen to the great king's letter.

All these meetings are convened by priests, addressed by priests, governed by priests.

Already, unfortunately for him, he had convened the Assembly to meet at Salem.

The House of Representatives will be convened in a few days.

In Chili, the extra session of Congress convened on the 16th of December.

In view of this alarming situation, President Adams convened Congress.

On the morrow, Antony convened the senate, and summoned Cicero thither.

A new Parliament will be convened as soon as convenience will permit.

The Catholics had always demanded a council, which was convened at Trent in 1545.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French convenir "to suit, agree," from Latin convenire "unite, be suitable, agree, assemble," from com- "together" (see com-) + venire "to come" (see venue). Related: Convened; convener; convening.

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