[ yeer-lee mee-ting ]
/ ˈyɪər li ˈmi tɪŋ /
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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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of Yearly Meeting
First recorded in 1710–15
Words nearby Yearly Meeting
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