[ kuh-loh-kwee-uhm ]
/ kəˈloʊ kwi əm /
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noun, plural col·lo·qui·ums, col·lo·qui·a [kuh-loh-kwee-uh]. /kəˈloʊ kwi ə/.
a conference at which scholars or other experts present papers on, analyze, and discuss a specific topic.
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How to use colloquium in a sentence
They held weekly colloquia of scholars presenting their work.The Mythical Harlem|Jane Ciabattari|February 17, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Sarah Palin will be hosting a series of international colloquia in Alaska to discuss abstinence-only energy policies.Runaway Governor: The Sequel|Kathleen Parker|June 23, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Luther's opinions on the subject of the agency and operations of evil spirits may be inferred from his Colloquia.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
At the moment Erasmus' "Colloquia" was the most admired academic work in the university world of the time.Education: How Old The New|James J. Walsh
Just imagine the Colloquia written in the racy Dutch of the sixteenth century!Erasmus and the Age of Reformation|Johan Huizinga
It is difficult to translate the expressive term, 'gloriosa colloquia.'The Letters of Cassiodorus|Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
The seven dialogues translated from the Latin 'Colloquia' of Erasmus.
British Dictionary definitions for colloquium
/ (kəˈləʊkwɪəm) /
noun plural -quiums or -quia (-kwɪə)
an informal gathering for discussion
an academic seminar
Word Origin for colloquium
C17: from Latin: conversation, conference, colloquy
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