Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A meeting of people to receive spiritualistic messages.
  • noun A meeting, session, or sitting, as of a learned or legislative body.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A sitting or session: as, a spiritualistic séance, in which intercourse is alleged to be held with spirits.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A session, as of some public body; especially, a meeting of spiritualists to receive spirit communications, so called.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A ceremony where people try to communicate with the spirits of dead people, usually led by a medium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a meeting of spiritualists

Etymologies

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

[French, a sitting, from Old French seoir, to sit, from Latin sedēre; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

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From French séance ("sitting, session").

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