◄ Conference ►

1. (n.) The act of comparing two or more things together; comparison.

2. (n.) The act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views.

3. (n.) A meeting for consultation, discussion, or an interchange of opinions.

4. (n.) A meeting of the two branches of a legislature, by their committees, to adjust between them.

5. (n.) A stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters.

6. (n.) A voluntary association of Congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are.

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