Pugwash conferences

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Pugwash conferences (ˈpʌɡˌwɒʃ)
pl n
international peace conferences of scientists held regularly to discuss world problems: Nobel peace prize 1995 awarded to Joseph Rotblat, one of the founders of the conferences, secretary-general (1957--73), and president from 1988
[C20: from Pugwash, Nova Scotia, where the first conference was held]

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