Yearly Meeting


: an organization uniting several Quarterly Meetings of the Society of Friends

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Portland Korean Church – once the largest Korean congregation in the state – bought the 3,000-square-foot church in 1978, under the sponsorship of the Northwest Friends Yearly Meeting, a Quaker organization. oregonlive, 5 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1688, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Yearly Meeting was in 1688

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“Yearly Meeting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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