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Pugwash conferences

plural noun
international peace conferences of scientists held regularly to discuss world problems: Nobel peace prize 1995 awarded to Joseph Rotblat, one of the founders of the conferences, secretary-general (1957–73), and president from 1988
Word Origin
C20: from Pugwash, Nova Scotia, where the first conference was held
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