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session (ˈsɛʃən)
1.  the meeting of a court, legislature, judicial body, etc, for the execution of its function or the transaction of business
2.  a single continuous meeting of such a body
3.  a series or period of such meetings
4.  education
 a.  the time during which classes are held
 b.  a school or university term or year
5.  Presbyterian Church the judicial and administrative body presiding over a local congregation and consisting of the minister and elders
6.  a meeting of a group of musicians to record in a studio
7.  a meeting of a group of people to pursue an activity
8.  any period devoted to an activity
9.  See Court of Session
[C14: from Latin sessiō a sitting, from sedēre to sit]

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