convocation convocation  /ˌkɑn və ˈkeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a group gathered in response to a summons
  2. (n) the act of convoking

Usage(s):

  1. Author Gaines is scheduled to deliver the convocation address this week.
  2. The President was in attendance at Virginia Tech's post-massacre convocation, but the real story was watching a community coming to grips with its grief.
  3. A convocation of elder princes of the family finally packed Saud off into exile and named Faisal King.

News

  1. Locals celebrate graduation far and wide

    In stadiums and convocation centers across the country, proud graduates with local roots are receiving diplomas as the culmination of years of hard work.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Midlothian Exchange

  2. Hastings College recognizes scholarship, service at annual honors convocation

    HASTINGS — As the 2011-12 academic year at Hastings College drew to a close, the community gathered for its annual honors convocation. Students, faculty and friends of the college were honored for their achievements throughout the year.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

  3. Local residents honored at SUNY Oswego convocation

    OSWEGO — SUNY Oswego presented scholarships and other awards to 111 students at the college's spring honors convocation.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Palladium-Times

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Quotes

  1. "Today we are present as beneficiaries of Rev. Moon," Milingo wrote. "In order to ensure the success of our convocation he dedicated his key organizations to give their utmost support in every way needed to the Married Priests Now!"
    on Dec 9, 2006 By: Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo Source: Forbes

  2. "I tentatively agreed to participate in the Baptist meeting with the understanding that it was a celebration of faith and not a political convocation," Huckabee said.
    on May 22, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Washington Post

  3. Kumar said :"I suggest initiating a countrywide debate on wearing graduation gowns at convocations. I have attended several convocation and worn such gowns," Kumar said.
    on Apr 3, 2010 By: Nitish Kumar Source: Sify

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