Meeting
Meeting Meet"ing (m[=e]t"[i^]ng), n. 1. A coming together; an assembling; as, the meeting of Congress. [1913 Webster]

2. A junction, crossing, or union; as, the meeting of the roads or of two rivers. [1913 Webster]

3. A congregation; a collection of people; a convention; as, a large meeting; an harmonious meeting. [1913 Webster]

4. An assembly for worship; as, to attend meeting on Sunday; -- in England, applied distinctively and disparagingly to the worshiping assemblies of Dissenters. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Conference; assembly; company; convention; congregation; junction; confluence; union. [1913 Webster]


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