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Assembly: A company of persons collected together in one place, and usuallyfor some common purpose, esp. for deliberation and legislation, forworship, or for social enter Do you have knowledge, Definitions or data to publish about Assembly? Dictionary UK is open for edits.

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Meaning of Assembly:

1. A company of persons collected together in one place, and usuallyfor some common purpose, esp. for deliberation and legislation, forworship, or for social entertainment.

2. A collection of inanimate objects. [Obs.] Howell.

3. (Mil.) A beat of the drum or sound of the bugle as a signal to troopsto assemble.Note: In some of the United States, the legislature, or the popularbranch of it, is called the Assembly, or the General Assembly. In thePresbyterian Church, the General Assembly is the highestecclesiastical tribunal, composed of ministers and ruling eldersdelegated from each presbytery

4. as, the General Assembly of thePresbyterian Church in the United States, or of Scotland. Assemblyroom, a room in which persons assemble, especially for dancing. Unlawful assembly (Law), a meeting of three or more persons on acommon plan, in such a way as to cause a reasonable apprehension thatthey will disturb the peace tumultuously. Westminster Assembly, a convocation, consisting chiefly ofdivines, which, by act of Parliament, assembled July 1, 1643, andremained in session some years. It framed the "Confession of Faith,"the "Larger Catechism," and the "Shorter Catechism," which are stillreceived as authority by Presbyterians, and are substantiallyaccepted by Congregationalists.Syn. See Assemblage.

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