Definitions for "Constitutional Convention"
Meeting in Philadelphia, May 25–September 17, 1787, of representatives from twelve colonies—excepting Rhode Island—to revise the existing Articles of Confederation; convention soon resolved to produce an entirely new constitution.
the convention of United States statesmen who drafted the United States Constitution in 1787
a convention that is followed by the Parliament in (for instance) British constitutional law
an elected chamber composed of representatives from congressional districts
An important unwritten rule or practice concerning the constitution.
the unwritten rules or principles of the constitution that are acknowledged and accepted by the "body politic" of citizens, especially those who hold elected and appointed office.
Keywords:  scary, proposition
a very scary proposition
a constitutional custom so uniformly followed and expected to be followed as to create a sense of clear obligation, and backed by so effective a sanction as to be binding in practice though not in law
an informal and uncodified procedural agreement that is followed by the institutions of a state
An assemblage convened for the purpose of writing or rewriting a Constitution.
a dangerous prospect
a terrifying prospect with the presence of the radical religious right in this country
a legislative body of the highest order
a rare opportunity for a select group of people, typically legislators, to gather to review a state's constitution and to consider modifying, adding, or deleting provisions
Keywords:  waste, money, time
a waste of time and money