Symposium



noun, plural symposiums, symposia
[sim-poh-zee-uh] /sɪmˈpoʊ zi ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a meeting or conference for the discussion of some subject, especially a meeting at which several speakers talk on or discuss a topic before an audience.
2.
a collection of opinions expressed or articles contributed by several persons on a given subject or topic.
3.
an account of a discussion meeting or of the conversation at it.
4.
(in ancient Greece and Rome) a convivial meeting, usually following a dinner, for drinking and intellectual conversation.
5.
(initial capital letter, italics) a philosophical dialogue (4th century b.c.) by Plato, dealing with ideal love and the vision of absolute beauty.
noun (pl) -siums, -sia (-zɪə)
1.
a conference or meeting for the discussion of some subject, esp an academic topic or social problem
2.
a collection of scholarly contributions, usually published together, on a given subject
3.
(in classical Greece) a drinking party with intellectual conversation, music, etc

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