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mass meeting

a large or general assembly to discuss or hear discussed some matter of common interest or concern:
a mass meeting to protest the proliferation of nuclear weapons.
Origin of mass meeting
An Americanism dating back to 1725-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Failing in that project, he issued a call for a "mass meeting."

  • Perhaps after breakfast tomorrow, you ought to have a mass meeting.

    Criminal Negligence Jesse Francis McComas
  • He called a mass meeting to protest against the dismissal of a teacher.

    Coniston, Complete Winston Churchill
  • Miss Lucretia Penniman was in town, and would attend the mass meeting.

    Coniston, Complete Winston Churchill
  • Do you mean to say that Miss Lucretia is in Brampton and spoke at the mass meeting?

    Coniston, Complete Winston Churchill
  • The proceedings at the mass meeting were to begin at eight o'clock.

    Out of the Hurly-Burly

    Charles Heber Clark
  • A mass meeting was called to meet at Tempe, for both whites and natives.

  • So were going to get up a mass meeting in about a week or so and try and raise the dust.

    Weatherby's Inning Ralph Henry Barbour
  • A mass meeting was held by them in the Place de la Sorbonne.

    The Real Latin Quarter F. Berkeley Smith

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