1 an academic meeting or seminar usually led by a different lecturer and on a different topic at each meeting
2 an address to an academic meeting or seminar [also: colloquia (pl)]
Nouncolloquium (plural colloquia)
- A colloquy; a meeting for discussion.
- An academic meeting or seminar usually led by a different lecturer and on a different topic at each meeting.
- An address to an academic meeting or seminar.
- That part of the complaint or declaration in an action for defamation which shows that the words complained of were spoken concerning the plaintiff.
- 1876: Stephen Dowell, A History of Taxation and Taxes in
England, I. 87.
- Writs were issued to London and the other towns principally concerned, directing the mayor and sheriffs to send to a colloquium at York two or three citizens with full power to treat on behalf of the community of the town.
- Swedish: kollokvium
- You may also be looking for Parliament of Scotland, called a "colloquium" in Latin records.
In legal parlance, colloquium is used when the identity of a plaintiff in a defamation suit is not expressly stated, but people know who the tortfeasor was attempting to defame.
colloquium in German: Kolloquium
colloquium in Hungarian: Kollokvium
colloquium in Dutch: Colloquium
colloquium in Finnish: Kollokvio
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