What does the word conference mean?

Usage examples for conference

  1. The second day she sent word asking for a conference. – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  2. It was here that Burgo had held that conference with his aunt of which mention has been made. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  3. Hence the opening of the door a minute or two later was quite without any preliminary stir of warning in the room of conference. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde