national convention

noun

Definition of national convention

: a convention of a political party usually composed of delegates chosen by state primaries or conventions and meeting primarily to nominate candidates for president and vice-president and to adopt a platform the supreme organ of the national party is still the national convention— F. A. Ogg & P. O. Ray

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“National convention.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/national%20convention. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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