Symposia
Symposium Sym*po"si*um, n.; pl. {Symposia}. [L., fr. Gr. sympo`sion a drinking party, feast; sy`n with + po`sis a drinking. See {Syn-}, and cf. {Potable}.] 1. A drinking together; a merry feast. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster]

2. A collection of short essays by different authors on a common topic; -- so called from the appellation given to the philosophical dialogue by the Greeks. [1913 Webster]


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