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A drinking party, especially one with intellectual discussion
A conference or other meeting for discussion of a topic, especially one in which the participants make presentations
A collection of short essays by different authors on a common topic; so called from the appellation given to the philosophical dialogue by the Greeks
a meeting or conference for the public discussion of some topic especially one in which the participants form an audience and make presentations
A drinking together; a merry feast
A symposium is a conference in which experts or academics discuss a particular subject. He had been taking part in an international symposium on population. In ancient Greece, an aristocratic banquet at which men met to discuss philosophical and political issues and recite poetry. It began as a warrior feast. Rooms were designed specifically for the proceedings. The participants, all male aristocrats, wore garlands and leaned on the left elbow on couches, and there was much drinking of wine, served by slave boys. Prayers opened and closed the meetings; sessions sometimes ended with a procession in the streets. In Plato's famous Symposium, an imaginary dialogue takes place between Socrates, Aristophanes, Alcibiades, and others on the subject of love. Aristotle, Xenophon, and Epicurus wrote symposium literature on other subjects
{i} meeting or conference at which a specific topic is discussed; collection of essays or writings on a given subject
irregular plural of symposium