The definition of a colloquy is a formal conversation.
An example of a colloquy is when a group of people from a church get together to discuss the Bible and to theorize on scripture.
a conversation, esp. a formal discussion; conference
Origin of colloquyClassical Latin colloquium, conversation from com-, together + loqui, speak
- A conversation, especially a formal one.
- A written dialogue.
Origin of colloquyFrom Latin colloquium conversation ; see colloquium .
- A conversation or dialogue. [from 16th c.]
- (Christianity) A church court held by certain Reformed denominations. [from 17th c.]
- A written discourse. [from 18th c.]
- (law) A discussion during a trial in which a judge ensures that the defendant understands what is taking place in the trial and what their rights are.
- (a conversation of multiple people): soliloquy
colloquy - Legal Definition
Any formal conference, conversation, or discussion between the lawyers and the judge during a judicial proceeding.