Origin of adjournment
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Examples from the Web for adjournment
Second, the two houses of Congress must disagree about the time of adjournment.Obama’s Congressional Test
August 10, 2011
On the night after this adjournment, the cannon were removed.
Some were shouting for adjournment, others to "Vote it out."Cy Whittaker's Place
Joseph C. Lincoln
She was the woman who had been seen to come into the town during the hour of the court's adjournment.The Manxman
It was after the first adjournment, and he came up with me in the street.Lord Jim
On any point that arose they wanted instructions from their government and pressed for an adjournment.Bulgaria
Word Origin and History for adjournment
mid-15c., from Old French ajornement "daybreak, dawn; summons (to appear in court)," from ajorner (see adjourn).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper