- a conference at which scholars or other experts present papers on, analyze, and discuss a specific topic.
Origin of colloquium
Examples from the Web for colloquium
Historical Examples of colloquium
Nor are these Names by any Means more illustrious, than those we meet with in the Colloquium.An Essay on Criticism
- an informal gathering for discussion
- an academic seminar
Word Origin for colloquium
early 17c., "conversation, dialogue," from Latin colloquium "conversation" (see colloquy). Also as a legal term; meaning "meeting, assembly, conference, seminar" is attested from 1844.