French History. the legislature of France 1792–95.
U.S. Politics. a convention held every four years by each of the major political parties to nominate a presidential candidate.
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How to use National Convention in a sentence
That is what confident Democratic Party delegates believed when they headed to Chicago on August 29 for their National Convention.Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed | Marc Wortman | September 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Stalwarts had elected him to represent them at the Republican National Convention in Chicago.The GOP’s Last Identity Crisis Remade U.S. Politics | Michael Wolraich | July 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Finally, we would all have a reason to watch “The 700 Club” and the Republican National Convention.Just Imagine Hologram Jesus Telling Paul Ryan and Pat Robertson Off | Dean Obeidallah | May 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was a soaring star from the moment he finished his keynote speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.
Las Vegas is being considered as site for 2016 GOP National Convention.Up to a Point: PJ O’Rourke on Sochi and Senate Slackers | P. J. O’Rourke | February 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Having discharged this duty imposed on them, the deputies proceeded to hold a National Convention in the city of Birmingham.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
In 1882 the manner of representation to the National Convention was changed from congressional districts to grouping of counties.Two Decades | Frances W. Graham and Georgeanna M. Gardenier
At the National Convention of the new party, Southern resolutions were adopted by a vote of 80 to 59.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year | Edwin Emerson
In 1875 he was persuaded to engage in political matters, and was sent to the National Convention of 1876 as a delegate.The Blue and The Gray | A. R. White
For three days now the Democratic party, in National Convention assembled at Chicago, had been in the throes of labor.The Escape of Mr. Trimm | Irvin S. Cobb
British Dictionary definitions for National Convention
a convention held every four years by each major US political party to choose its presidential candidate
French history the longest-lasting of the revolutionary assemblies, lasting from Sept 1792 to Oct 1795, when it was replaced by the Directory
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