Definitions for: Confluence

[n] a coming together of people
[n] a flowing together (as of rivers)
[n] a place where two things come together; "Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"

Webster (1913) Definition: Con"flu*ence, n. [L. confluentia.]
1. The act of flowing together; the meeting or junction of
two or more streams; the place of meeting.

New York stood at the confluence of two rivers.

2. Any running together of separate streams or currents; the
act of meeting and crowding in a place; hence, a crowd; a
concourse; an assemblage.

You see this confluence, this great flood of
vistors. --Shak.

The confluence . . . of all true joys. --Boyle.

Synonyms: concourse, conflux, junction, meeting

See Also: blend, blending, coming together, geographic point, geographical point, meeting, merging

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