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English noun: confluence

1. confluence (location) a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)

SamplesPittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers.


Broader (hypernym)geographic point, geographical point

Domain categoryriver

2. confluence (act) a flowing together

Synonymsconflux, merging

Broader (hypernym)blend, blending

3. confluence (act) a coming together of people


Broader (hypernym)coming together, meeting, merging

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