Yearly Meeting

[ yeer-lee mee-ting ]
/ ˈyɪər li ˈmi tɪŋ /

noun

an organization of geographically separated Quaker congregations that assembles annually for spiritual guidance on matters of principle, policy, and administration: Uneasiness marked the Yearly Meeting as resolution eluded the issue of paying taxes that finance war.

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Origin of Yearly Meeting

First recorded in 1710–15
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