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

  • n. A plural of symposium.

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  • n. Plural form of symposium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of symposium.


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  • Discussions that could have taken place in symposia or in letters columns.

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  • The recipient will be expected to participate in symposia on literary translation with established writers and translators, as well as public readings of their work once the translation has been completed.

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  • I would tell you that the candidate had participated in symposia on democracy, non-proliferation, and Glasnost.

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  • In response, the ACLU is launching an anti-bag search campaign -- including educational fliers, a petition and even plans for two "symposia" -- and the D.C. chapter of the organization is inviting those who have been searched to step forward.

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  • E-mail is and hastily called symposia are ripples, says physicist Joel Primack of the University of California, Santa Cruz, are no less than "the handwriting of God."

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  • Minas knew everyone, having cadged dinners and so-called symposia out of most people who had a dining room or a courtyard that lay close to a good wine cellar.

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  • He said ancient Athenians may have honed the art of flirtation at drinking parties known as symposia, drinking parties where men flirted with dancing girls among other entertainment.

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  • The couple began hosting Burgundy symposia for passionate amateurs in 1997, welcoming a dozen guests to Bouilland for an intensive week of tasting and touring, enlisting such experts as Clive Coates and Alan Meadows to assist.

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  • Mr. Bernanke will participate not only in global economic conferences and academic symposia but also in TED, Burning Man and some seances.

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  • But she does not involve herself in Bellow World: in symposia and lectures, in new editions and magazine profiles.

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