confluence confluence  /ˈkɑn flu əns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)
  2. (n) a flowing together
  3. (n) a coming together of people

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The city of Allahabad sits on the confluence of river Ganga and river Yamuna.

News

  1. Russian River sanctuary area to open to fishing

    The sanctuary area at the confluence of the upper Kenai and Russian rivers will open to sockeye salmon fishing at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Peninsula Clarion

  2. Philly's New Family Math: Reason to Move?

    The unintended confluence of two events — the arrival of AVI and the departure of most basic services from the public schools — has the power to push thousands of middle-class families out of the city. Photo Credit: gjdeck/Instagram
    on June 17, 2013     Source: NBC Philadelphia

  3. Confluence Named Among Healthiest Employers in Western Pa.

    Confluence, a leading provider of automated data management solutions for the investment management industry, announced today that it has been recognized as one of the Healthiest Employers in Western PA by the Pittsburgh Business Times.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "Stax was a great confluence of music and culture. It was a biracial, creative home for artists in the South at a very critical time in history," said Roger Smith of the Concord Music Group, the label's current owner. "That sound was very...
    on Jun 7, 2007 By: Roger Smith Source: FOXNews

  2. "It takes a kind of confluence of people who are risk-taking, wanting something new, wanting to strike out fresh," Rumaker said. "It's a very American spirit. Those people who founded Black Mountain had that."
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Michael Rumaker Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We are now at a point at which the 'Confluence of the Two Seas' is coming into being," Abe said, referring to the title of a book authored by Mughal prince Dara Shikoh in 1655. "The Pacific and the Indian Oceans are now bringing about a...
    on Aug 22, 2007 By: Shinzo Abe Source: Khabrein.info

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