adjournment  sine  die  (<<schwa>>-j<<schwa>>rn-m<<schwa>>nt  sI-nee  [or  sin-ay]  dI-ee).

The ending of a deliberative assembly’s or court’s session without setting a time to reconvene. —

Also termed adjournment without day.

“The term adjournment sine die (or adjournment without day) usually refers to the close of a

session of several meetings: (a) where the adjournment dissolves the assembly — as in a series of

mass  meetings  or  in  an  annual  or  biennial  convention  for  which  the  delegates  are  separately

chosen for each convention; or (b) where, unless called into special session, the body will not be

convened again until a time prescribed by the bylaws or constitution — as in the case of a session

of  a  legislature.”  Henry  M. Robert,  Robert’s  Rules  of  Order  Newly  Revised§  8,  at  81  (10th  ed.

2000). conditional  adjournment.An  adjournment  that  does  not  schedule  another  meeting,  but

provides  for  reconvening  the  assembly  at  an  officer’s  or  board’s  call  or  under  other  defined

2. The period or interval between adjourning and reconvening. [Cases: Criminal Law    649;

Trial    26. C.J.S. Criminal Law § 1155; Trial § 113.] [Blacks Law 8th]