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séance

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noun sé·ance \ˈsā-ˌän(t)s, -ˌäⁿs, sā-ˈ\

Simple Definition of séance

  • : a meeting where people try to communicate with the spirits of dead people

Full Definition of séance

  1. 1 :  session, sitting

  2. 2 :  a spiritualist meeting to receive spirit communications

Origin of séance

French, from Middle French, from seoir to sit, assemble, from Old French, from Latin sedēre — more at sit


First Known Use: 1803

Rhymes with séance


Learn More about séance

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "séance"


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