mass meeting


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mass′ meet′ing


n.
a large public assembly.
[1725–35, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mass meeting - a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasmmass meeting - a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
pep rally - a rally (especially of students) before a game
revival meeting, revival - an evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion
Translations

mass meeting

n (of everyone concerned) → riunione f generale; (huge) → adunata popolare
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It was a January the Premier came, to address his loyal supporters and such of his nonsupporters as chose to be present at the monster mass meeting held in Charlottetown.
Rachel were enjoying themselves hugely at the mass meeting, Anne and Matthew had the cheerful kitchen at Green Gables all to themselves.
Buckstone was training with the rum party, and he had been sent to hunt up the twins and invite them to attend a mass meeting of that faction.
In two minutes they had their red shirts and helmets on-- they never stirred officially in unofficial costume--and as the mass meeting overhead smashed through the long row of windows and poured out upon the roof of the arcade, the deliverers were ready for them with a powerful stream of water, which washed some of them off the roof and nearly drowned the rest.
In some farming States, the enthusiasm for the telephone is running so high that mass meetings are held, with lavish oratory on the general theme of "Good Roads and Telephones." And as a result of this Telephone Crusade, there are now nearly twenty thousand groups of farmers, each one with a mutual telephone system, and one-half of them with sufficient enterprise to link their little webs of wires to the vast Bell system, so that at least a million farmers have been brought as close to the great cities as they are to their own barns.
AUGUST 24, 1973: Mass meeting of workers at Chrysler Stoke Aldermoor Engines Plant, Coventry.
And at a mass meeting in the Renfrew Road company's car park, they threw out the peace move because they felt that it did not meet their demands.
Campaigners from Burntwood will join thousands of others on June 26 in a mass meeting outside Parliament, where hundreds of MPs are expected to meet with their constituents as they call for urgent climate action.
Campaigners from Burntwood will join thousands of others tomorrow in a mass meeting outside Parliament, where hundreds of MPs are expected to meet with their constituents as they call for urgent climate action.
The nationwide journey was concluded by organizing a mass-rally in three cities - Lalitpur, Bhaktapur and Kathmandu and - a mass meeting at the Exhibition Road in Kathmandu.
The declaration came in the tribal mass meeting held in Jabel Eyal Yazid district.
Around 4,000 dockers held a mass meeting on an old graveyard across the road from the Transport and General Workers Union Headquarters in Christian Street in 1966