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  1. sym·po·si·um
    IPA[simˈpōzēəm]
  2. noun

    • 1. a conference or meeting to discuss a particular subject.

    • 2. a collection of essays or papers on a particular subject by a number of contributors.

    • 3. a drinking party or convivial discussion, especially as held in ancient Greece after a banquet (and notable as the title of a work by Plato).

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: symposium, plural noun: symposia

    • noun

      a conference or meeting to discuss a particular subject.

      a collection of essays or papers on a particular subject by a number of contributors.

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