Etymology
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adjournment (n.)

mid-15c., from Old French ajornement "daybreak, dawn; summons (to appear in court)," from ajorner (see adjourn), with unetymological -d- added in English on the mistaken notion of a Latin origin.

Adjournment is the act by which an assembly suspends its session in virtue of authority inherent in itself; it may be also the time or interval of such suspension. A recess is a customary suspension of business, as during the period of certain recognized or legal holidays .... Recess is also popularly used for a brief suspension of business for any reason: as, it was agreed that there be a recess of ten minutes. [Century Dictionary]

updated on September 25, 2018

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Definitions of adjournment from WordNet

adjournment (n.)
the termination of a meeting;
Synonyms: dissolution
adjournment (n.)
the act of postponing to another time or place;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.