A convention of a major political party, especially one that nominates a candidate for the presidency.
- Unlike a national convention, the city convention is less a coronation and more an opportunity for candidates to make themselves heard.
- And then, a grand finale for the Republican Party and its national convention.
- Today, gays participate in the national conventions of both major parties.
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Syllabification: na·tion·al con·ven·tion
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