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solemn meeting

solemn meeting in the Bible

(Isa. 1:13), the convocation on the eighth day of the Feast of Tabernacles (Lev. 23:36; Num. 29:35, R.V., "solemn assembly;" marg., "closing festival"). It is the name given also to the convocation held on the seventh day of the Passover (Deut. 16:8).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • It was immediately resolved to hold a solemn meeting for the signature of the articles.

  • Yesterday there had been a solemn meeting in the Joost home.

    Our Little Dutch Cousin Blanche McManus
  • What he would have liked would have been a solemn meeting, at which he might have had the opportunity of advancing his views.

    The Thirty Years' War Samuel Rawson Gardiner
  • The owners of the two privateers: the Duke and the Duchess, sat in solemn meeting at the good town of Bristol.

  • In silent agony he raised his eyes to the God of heaven, to implore strength for that solemn meeting.

  • We walked through empty passages and into the great hall where the World Council of Scholars sat in solemn meeting.

    Anthem Ayn Rand
  • The king and queen and their son took part in the solemn meeting.

    Great Englishwomen M. B. Synge
  • And now a picture of a solemn meeting of the lodge presented itself to his mind.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • The first thoughts on this solemn meeting turn to our fathers.

  • One day the birds held a solemn meeting, when it was decided that men must have fire.

    The Curious Book of Birds Abbie Farwell Brown

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