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Meaning of CONCOURSE

Pronunciation:  'kânkowrs

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a coming together of people
  2. [n]  a wide hallway in a building where people can walk
  3. [n]  a large gathering of people

CONCOURSE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: confluence, multitude, throng
 See Also: assemblage, coming together, gathering, hall, hallway, herd, hive, horde, host, legion, meeting, merging, ruck



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con"course\, n. [F. concours, L. concursus, fr.
concurrere to run together. See {Concur}.]
1. A moving, flowing, or running together; confluence.

         The good frame of the universe was not the product
         of chance or fortuitous concourse of particles of
         matter.                               --Sir M. Hale.

2. An assembly; a gathering formed by a voluntary or
   spontaneous moving and meeting in one place.

         Amidst the concourse were to be seen the noble
         ladies of Milan, in gay, fantastic cars, shining in
         silk brocade.                         --Prescott.

3. The place or point of meeting or junction of two bodies.

         The drop will begin to move toward the concourse of
         the glasses.                          --Sir I.

4. An open space where several roads or paths meet; esp. an
   open space in a park where several roads meet.

5. Concurrence; co["o]peration. [Obs.]

         The divine providence is wont to afford its
         concourse to such proceeding.         --Barrow.

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