Definition of Concourse

1. Noun. A large gathering of people.

Exact synonyms: Multitude, Throng
Generic synonyms: Assemblage, Gathering
Specialized synonyms: Hive, Horde, Host, Legion, Herd, Ruck
Derivative terms: Throng



2. Noun. A wide hallway in a building where people can walk.
Generic synonyms: Hall, Hallway

3. Noun. A coming together of people.
Exact synonyms: Confluence
Generic synonyms: Coming Together, Meeting, Merging

Definition of Concourse

1. n. A moving, flowing, or running together; confluence.

Definition of Concourse

1. Noun. A large open space in a building where people can gather. ¹

2. Noun. A large group of people; a crowd. ¹

3. Noun. The running or flowing together of things; the meeting of things; confluence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Concourse

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concourse

concordatory
concordats
concordaunce
concordaunt
concorded
concordial
concording
concordist
concordists
concords
concorporate
concorporation
concorporations
concorporeal
concours
concourse (current term)
concourses
concr.
concremation
concremations
concrement
concrements
concrescence
concrescences
concrescent
concrescentism
concrescible
concrescive
concreta
concrete

Literary usage of Concourse

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1. History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, William Smith (1852)
"Such an evidence hath Homer left us, that in early times there was a great concourse and festival at Delos. But afterwards the people of the islands and the ..."

2. Cicero: A Sketch of His Life and Works by Hannis Taylor, Mary Lillie Taylor Hunt (1916)
"... Design as against fortuitous concourse of atoms. Cotta's rejoinder in third book, parts of which are lost. De Divina- tione, a treatise on the mantic ..."

3. Psychology and Preaching by Charles Spurgeon Gardner (1918)
"Now, the proposition as to mental interaction was stated as universal, but it may fairly be questioned whether it holds good as to the accidental concourse. ..."

4. Incidents of Travel in Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1843)
"concourse of Indians.— A Casa Real.—Plaza.—Improvements.—The Church.—A Nona, or Well.—Municipal Elections.—The Democratic Principle. ..."

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