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Word: convention

Definition: social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement

Sentences Containing 'convention'

(This convention is not directly related to the annual convention of the same name in Memphis, Tennessee.)
1917 Massachusetts Constitutional Convention.
5000 Delegates from all over the world attended this Convention.
A resulting second convention was held that year in April.
Around 1000 people participated in the open rally at the convention.
At the convention, Seymour once again served as permanent chairman.
At the meeting Boudreau said he was determined to be nominated by convention and St.
Boudreau was acclaimed by the convention.
Dearborn was a delegate to the Massachusetts state constitutional convention in 1820.
Each year, members of the NSCL attend the NJCL convention to assist with and oversee some parts of convention.
For the convention, delegates were elected by the population.
He is a regular attendee of YouTube convention VidCon.
He represented Knox County at Tennessee's constitutional convention in 1796.
He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1888.
He served as member of the State constitutional convention in 1895.
He was a delegate to the 2012 Libertarian National Convention.
He was a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention in 1846.
He was a delegate to the Republican Convention during 1896.
He was a delegate to the State Constitutional Convention in 1850.
He was chairman of the Democratic State convention in 1890.
In 1660, he was elected Member of Parliament for Lymington in the Convention Parliament.
In 1983-1984, the convention made the shift from a spring/summer convention to a fall convention.
In 1986 IPF organised a National Convention of Women in Calcutta.
Instead, he called for a constitutional convention.
It is associated with the European Union through the Lome Convention.
It should be noted that this convention is regularly used in South India.
Las Vegas Convention Center (LV Monorail station)
She also participated in protests against the 2008 Republican convention.
Stevenson regularly appears on Australian convention panels and workshops.
Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The 2013 convention will be the 36th annual convention.
The artist has to discover a convention for himself, one that fits his particular individuality.
The Convention committee was chaired by Peter Weston.
The convention holds an annual convention called the Ghana Biomed.The first Biomed convention was held at the University of Ghana, Legon in 2008.
The convention issued a call for a national convention to meet in January to discuss enfranchisement.
The convention often uses the constellation as a theme in its advertising and for events at the convention.
The Convention was adopted by the General Assembly on 31 October 2003.
The format of the MBR on media reflects this convention.
The Oslo Convention was replaced by the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic or "OSPAR Convention" when it came into force on March 25, 1998.
The Shindig is a convention within a convention, hosted each year by a different local group each year.
The theme of the convention was "Sci-Fi Camp" with a camping theme given to convention signage and publications plus convention volunteers wearing "Camp Staff" shirts.
The theme of this convention was "Infinite Possibilities".
There were 3,114 registered members of the convention who attended.
They are banned in some countries under the Convention on Cluster Munitions.
This convention's theme was "Mad Science".
This convention's theme was "The Future's So Bright..." and the convention chair was Tim Morgan.
This is the same convention used in R5RS."
United Nations Convention against Corruption.
Weekend of Horrors is the name of convention horror film convention which takes place in Germany.
With the unexpected closure of the convention's hotel in 2008, the operation of the convention was disrupted, but resumed in 2010.

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