- French History. the legislature of France 1792–95.
- U.S. Politics. a convention held every four years by each of the major political parties to nominate a presidential candidate.
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- a convention held every four years by each major US political party to choose its presidential candidate
- French history the longest-lasting of the revolutionary assemblies, lasting from Sept 1792 to Oct 1795, when it was replaced by the Directory
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