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Definition of "colloquy" [col•lo•quy]

  • A conversation, especially a formal one. (noun)
  • A written dialogue. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "colloquy" in a sentence
  • ""This colloquy is critical to the government's legislative history argument, and it's entirely manufactured and misrepresented to the court as having occurred live on the Senate floor before a crucial vote," Remes said."
  • "David H. Remes, a Washington lawyer who has helped Hamdan's defense team, called the colloquy "outrageous.""
  • "Let us recall the colloquy following a television debate between Nation editor David Corn and Richard Perle."