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joint session

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  1. a joint meeting, as of both houses of a bicameral legislature: The president addressed a joint session of Congress on the crisis in Central America.

Origin of joint session

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
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Historical Examples

  • On the next day, I attended the joint-session of the two committees above named.

    Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States

    Raphael Semmes