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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or appropriate to a symposium.
  • n. Archaic A symposium.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a symposium
  • n. A conference or conversation of philosophers at a banquet; hence, any similar gathering.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to compotations and merrymaking; happening where company is drinking together.
  • n. A conference or conversation of philosophers at a banquet; hence, any similar gathering.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a symposium.
  • Pertaining to or resembling musical catches, rounds, or glees.
  • n. A conference or conversation at a banquet; a symposium.
  • n. A convivial or humorous glee or catch.

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