Conference room
Conference Con"fer*ence, n. [F. conf['e]rence. See {Confer}.] 1. The act of comparing two or more things together; comparison. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Helps and furtherances which . . . the mutual conference of all men's collections and observations may afford. --Hocker. [1913 Webster]

2. The act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views. [1913 Webster]

Nor with such free and friendly conference As he hath used of old. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. A meeting for consultation, discussion, or an interchange of opinions. [1913 Webster]

4. A meeting of the two branches of a legislature, by their committees, to adjust between them. [1913 Webster]

5. (Methodist Church) A stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters. [1913 Webster]

6. A voluntary association of Congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are. [1913 Webster]

{Conference meeting}, a meeting for conference. Specifically, a meeting conducted (usually) by laymen, for conference and prayer. [U. S.]

{Conference room}, a room for conference and prayer, and for the pastor's less formal addresses. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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