What does the word convocation mean?

Usage examples for convocation

  1. There was always a convocation when it started. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  2. Obtaining neither taxes nor loans, unable to make use of the plenary court, and not wishing to recall the parliaments, Brienne, as a last resource, promised the convocation of the states- general. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  3. It was pleasant to be awakened by a convocation of birds at sunrise, and to watch the shadows of the leaves dance out upon our translucent roof of canvas. – Little Rivers A Book Of Essays In Profitable Idleness by Henry van Dyke