Meaning of convocation

con•vo•ca•tion

Pronunciation: (kon"vu-kā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of convoking.
  2. the state of being convoked.
  3. a group of people gathered in answer to a summons; assembly.
  4. either of the two provincial synods or assemblies of the clergy.
    1. an assembly of the clergy of part of a diocese.
    2. the area represented at such an assembly.
  5. a formal assembly at a college or university, esp. for a graduation ceremony.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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