One entry found for symposium.
Main Entry: sym·po·sium
Pronunciation: sim-p-z-m also -zh(-)m
Inflected Form(s): plural sympo·sia /-z-, -zh(-) /; or -siums
Etymology: from earlier symposium "a social gathering at which there is a free exchange of ideas," from Latin symposium "a party with much drinking and conversation," derived from Greek sympinein "to drink together," from syn- "together with" and pinein "to drink" --related to SYNONYMOUS 1: a group meeting at which there are several speeches and often a group discussion 2: a collection of opinions on a subject