Found 3 items, similar to session.
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n 1: a meeting for execution of a group's functions; “it was the
opening session of the legislature”
2: the time during which a school holds classes; “they had to
shorten the school term”
[syn: school term
, academic term
, academic session
3: a meeting devoted to a particular activity; “a filming
; “a gossip session”
4: a meeting of spiritualists; “the seance was held in the
English → English
, n. [L. sessio, fr. sedere, sessum, to sit:
cf. F. session. See Sit
1. The act of sitting, or the state of being seated.
So much his ascension into heaven and his session at
the right hand of God do import. --Hooker.
But Viven, gathering somewhat of his mood, . . .
Leaped from her session on his lap, and stood.
2. The actual sitting of a court, council, legislature, etc.,
or the actual assembly of the members of such a body, for
the transaction of business.
It's fit this royal session do proceed. --Shak.
3. Hence, also, the time, period, or term during which a
court, council, legislature, etc., meets daily for
business; or, the space of time between the first meeting
and the prorogation or adjournment; thus, a session of
Parliaments is opened with a speech from the throne, and
closed by prorogation. The session of a judicial court is
called a term.
It was resolved that the convocation should meet at
the beginning of the next session of Parliament.
Note: Sessions, in some of the States, is particularly used
as a title for a court of justices, held for granting
licenses to innkeepers, etc., and for laying out
highways, and the like; it is also the title of several
courts of criminal jurisdiction in England and the
, the lowest court in the Presbyterian
Church, composed of the pastor and a body of elders
elected by the members of a particular church, and having
the care of matters pertaining to the religious interests
of that church, as the admission and dismission of
members, discipline, etc.
Court of Session
, the supreme civil court of Scotland.
. (Eng.Law) See under Quarter
Sessions of the peace
, sittings held by justices of the