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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A formal gathering for conversation, especially on arts, literature, etc.
From Italian conversazione (conversation), from Latin conversari (to associate with). Ultimately from the Indo-European root wer- (to turn or bend), also the source of wring, weird, writhe, worth, revert, universe, verso, versicolor, and animadvert. Earliest documented use: 1740.
"We must invite them to our conversazione."
Amanda Grange; Mr. Darcy, Vampyre; Sourcebooks; 2009.
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