National-convention



noun
1.
French History. the legislature of France 1792–95.
2.
U.S. Politics. a convention held every four years by each of the major political parties to nominate a presidential candidate.
noun
1.
a convention held every four years by each major US political party to choose its presidential candidate
2.
(French history) the longest-lasting of the revolutionary assemblies, lasting from Sept 1792 to Oct 1795, when it was replaced by the Directory
noun

either of two US political party assemblies held every four years to nominate presidential and vice-presidential candidates
Examples

Television coverage of the national conventions has taken a nosedive.
noun

the constitutional and legislative assembly of France in 1792-1795; also called Convention

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