Definition of convocation
- gave a speech at the convocation
They called for the immediate convocation of the council.
the first speaker to address the convocation
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: a large formal meeting of people (such as church officials)
: a meeting of the members of a college or university to observe a particular ceremony (such as the beginning of the school year or the announcing of awards and honors)
: the act of calling a group of people to a formal meeting
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