a large or general assembly to discuss or hear discussed some matter of common interest or concern: a mass meeting to protest the proliferation of nuclear weapons.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use mass meeting in a sentence
"You say you won't fight to free Negroes," President Lincoln wrote reproachfully to a mass meeting in Illinois in 1863.
Instead of obeying, the officers and men held a mass meeting to draft their remonstrance to the Directory.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Dawes said they wanted help; that they were going to hold a mass meeting in Strathcona the following morning at nine o'clock.The Wreckers | Francis Lynde
Owing to these thorough precautions the threatened mass meeting collapsed.
On September 17, the day after the second vote on this matter, a mass meeting was called at Frankfort.
The people of Wurtemberg, in a turbulent mass-meeting, demanded coalition with both of these countries.