A round table is one which has no "head" and no "sides", and therefore no one person sitting at it is given a privileged position and all are treated as equals. A table is a form of Furniture composed of a surface supported by a base usually four legs The idea stems from the Arthurian legend about the Knights of the Round Table in Camelot. King Arthur is a legendary British leader who according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against the Saxon invaders Camelot is the most famous Castle and court associated with the legendary King Arthur.
Today, round tables are often used at conferences involving many parties. The most famous modern round table was the one used for talks between the Communist government and Solidarity in Poland in 1989; see: Polish Round Table Agreement. Poland (Polska officially the Republic of Poland Year 1989 ( MCMLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar) The Polish Round Table Talks took place in Warsaw, Poland from February 6 to April 4 1989 Hence, the term "round table" is also used figuratively to refer to a peaceful way of achieving a compromise solution.