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convocation

1. Church of England either of the synods of the provinces of Canterbury or York
2. Episcopal Church
a. an assembly of the clergy and part of the laity of a diocese
b. a district represented at such an assembly
3. (in some British universities) a legislative assembly composed mainly of graduates
4. (in India) a degree-awarding ceremony
5. (in Australia and New Zealand) the graduate membership of a university
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Alva refused to wear the " heavy" hat and black gown at the convocation of Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, on Friday and criticised the dress code as " British colonial legacy" that was not suited to Indian climatic conditions and culture.
On Thursday, the governor had done the same at the convocation of Vardahman Mahaveer Open University in Kota.
He said that convocations are solemn occasion of academic achievements in the life of recipients of degrees and provide them moments of pride and glory.
From its grassroots planning five years ago to the inclusion of the convocation's recommendations in the strategic planning of the archdiocese, participants saw the convocation as a new moment in collaboration between the community and the church hierarchy.
8 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago's oldest Catholic university opens Chicago's newest athletic center today and tomorrow, when Saint Xavier University formally dedicates its new Convocation and Athletic Center at noon today and the university's Cougar basketball team plays its first game in the new facility's main arena tomorrow night.
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In his message Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said that convocations were milestones in the academic march of universities and not just the ceremonial occasions to be celebrated by donning colourful robes.
PESHAWAR, February 04, 2011 (Balochistan Times): University of Peshawar (UoP) Convocation for students who have successfully completed their MA, M.
Reponse instantanee du president du GSP, Djaffar Belhocine, qui assure, lui, que le club n'a recu aucune convocation a ce stage qu'il juge d'ailleurs inutile pour une echeance programmee en janvier 2014, alors que le GSP se prepare pour une competition internationale pour octobre prochain.