Pronunciation: (kon"vu-kā'shun),[key] —n. 1. the act of convoking.
2. the state of being convoked.
3. a group of people gathered in answer to a summons; assembly.
4. Anglican Ch.either of the two provincial synods or assemblies of the clergy.
5. Prot. Episc. Ch. a. an assembly of the clergy of part of a diocese.
b. the area represented at such an assembly.
6. a formal assembly at a college or university, esp. for a graduation ceremony.