conventio (k[schwa]n-ven-shee-oh). [fr. Latin convenire ¡°to come together¡±]
1. Eccles. law. The act of con-vening the parties to an action by summoning the defendant.
2. Hist. An agreement or convention; an agreement between two or more persons respecting a legal relation between them. See CONVENTION(1).
¡°Conventio is a word much used both in Ancient and Modern Law-pleadings, for an Agreement or Covenant.¡± Thomas Blount, Nomo-Lexicon: A Law-Dictionary (1670).
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