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  1. con·vo·ca·tion
    IPA[ˌkänvəˈkāSH(ə)n]
  2. noun

    • 1. a large formal assembly of people.

    • 2. a formal ceremony at a college or university, as for the conferring of awards.

    • 3. the action of calling people together for a large formal assembly:

      the arguments delayed the convocation of the first congress, planned for February 1992
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: convocation, plural noun: convocations

    • noun

      a large formal assembly of people.

      (in the Church of England) a representative assembly of clergy of the province of Canterbury or York.

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