monthly meeting

[ muhnth-lee mee-ting ]

  1. Often Month·ly Meet·ing . the governing body of local Quaker congregations that meets monthly to discuss criteria for membership, endorsement of marriages, and other spiritually guided administrative responsibilities: Quaker leadership envisions the monthly meeting as complementary to the family.The South River Monthly Meeting was formed in 1757.

Origin of monthly meeting

First recorded in 1765–75
  • Also called ar·e·a meet·ing, Ar·e·a Meet·ing [air-ee-uh-mee-ting] /ˈɛər i ə ˈmi tɪŋ/ .

Words Nearby monthly meeting Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023