Origin of session
Related Words for sessionconference, discussion, term, period, hearing, affair, huddle, assembly, sitting, showdown, concourse, meet, get-together
Examples from the Web for session
Contemporary Examples of session
These are eight of the most interesting laws passed in the second session of the 113th Congress.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive
December 29, 2014
Couple removed the weights and continued the session further.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau
December 20, 2014
But when the 114th Congress gavels into session in January, GOP speechwriters are going to need some new material.Harvard’s Conservative Cabal Takes Congress
December 17, 2014
He started out with solo flights, but in this session over the desert outside Dubai he really pushes the envelope.Daredevil in a Jetpack Flies Alongside A Plane
Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video
December 12, 2014
During one session, detainee Abu Zubaydah became “completely unresponsive with bubbles rising through his open full mouth.”The Most Gruesome Moments in the CIA ‘Torture Report’
Shane Harris, Tim Mak
December 9, 2014
Historical Examples of session
From the very beginning of the session their overthrow was imminent.
During this session other difficulties were encountered by the Ministry.
The budget of the session of 1882 was presented by Mr. Gladstone April 24th.
It had been voted without debate at the very close of the session.Heroes of the Telegraph
In the sixth session, the same was done with the letter of Ibas.The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI
Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
- the time during which classes are held
- a school or university term or year
Word Origin for session
late 14c., "periodical sitting of a court," from Old French session "act or state of sitting; assembly," from Latin sessionem (nominative sessio) "act of sitting; a seat; loitering; a session," noun of action from past participle stem of sedere "to sit" (see sedentary). Sense of "period set aside for some activity" is first recorded 1920, in bull session, probably from quarter sessions courts (see quarter (n.)). Musical sense of "recording occasion in a studio" is from 1927.
see bull session.