noun \ˈkä-lə-kwē\
plural col·lo·quies

Definition of COLLOQUY

:  a high-level serious discussion :  conference

Examples of COLLOQUY

  1. <attended a colloquy on economic globalization>
  2. <the subject of the spirited colloquy was the disputed authorship of the plays attributed to Shakespeare>

Origin of COLLOQUY

Latin colloquium, from colloqui to converse, from com- + loqui to speak
First Known Use: 15th century


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