séance


sé·ance

noun \ˈsā-ˌän(t)s, -ˌäⁿs, sā-ˈ\

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

Full Definition of SÉANCE

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

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