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noun as in assembly

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The typically somber atmosphere at the bi-annual church convocation was punctuated by hollers, applause and a shout of “brill!”

I show one to my college adviser, a semi-famous poet; he has just chosen me to attend a poetry convocation in Indiana.

And know this: Despite the willfully informal name, the import of such a convocation was immense.

The new creed, called the King's Book, approved by the houses of convocation, and made the standard of English orthodoxy.

During the last year such a convocation was held at Tahlequah, the seat of the Cherokee government.

For "Convocation" one must of course, in Cambridge language, read "Senate."

He felt that his proper place was in the centre of the great events announced and begun by this convocation.

The month of December, 1563, witnessed the close of that celebrated convocation, the Council of Trent.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to convocation, such as: confab, assemblage, conclave, concourse, conference, and congregation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.