Definition of Colloquium

1. Noun. An academic meeting or seminar usually led by a different lecturer and on a different topic at each meeting.

Generic synonyms: Conference
Specialized synonyms: Research Colloquium



2. Noun. An address to an academic meeting or seminar.
Generic synonyms: Address, Speech

Definition of Colloquium

1. Noun. A colloquy; a meeting for discussion. ¹

2. Noun. An academic meeting or seminar usually led by a different lecturer and on a different topic at each meeting. ¹

3. Noun. An address to an academic meeting or seminar. ¹

4. Noun. (legal) That part of the complaint or declaration in an action for defamation which shows that the words complained of were spoken concerning the plaintiff. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colloquium

1. [n -QUIA or -QUIUMS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colloquium

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colloquium (current term)
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collotype printing
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collour
colloxylin
colls

Literary usage of Colloquium

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1. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1890)
"prima facie actionable per se,1 and point out with certainty the person to whom they are intended to apply, no colloquium is necessary. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Defamation: With Forms of Pleadings by George Wingrove Cooke (1844)
"Of the colloquium of the Plaintiff. NEXT, the illegal matter must not only appear ... This is effected by means of what is technically termed a colloquium, ..."

3. The Law of Torts Or Private Wrongs by Francis Hilliard (1866)
"supply the place of a colloquium, yet, if there oe a colloquium sufficient to point the application of the words to the plaintiff, if spoken maliciously, ..."

4. Select Charters and Other Illustrations of English Constitutional History by William STUBBS (1895)
"WEIT OF SUMMONS TO A 'colloquium' OF MERCHANTS. The heavy expenses of the French and Scottish wars compelled the king to look about him for new sources of ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1870)
"Nine counts on the following words, and the colloquium in which they occurred: ... and the colloquium of a few sentences in which they had been introduced. ..."

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