amalgamation

[ uh-mal-guh-mey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF amalgamation
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It was a fit moment for amalgamation, and this was accomplished in 1856 by Mr. Hiram Sibley.

Nor will modern languages be easily broken up by amalgamation with each other.

The company was formed by an amalgamation of Oxford's and Worcester's Men in 1602.

This is reflected in the terms of amalgamation with the Great Western Company.

What was the result of the amalgamation will form the subject of the next chapter.

I tumbled to it from the first that this was a great proposition, this amalgamation of Labour.

He began by the amalgamation of some tea plantations in Assam.

Then, after a time, there will be more or less of an amalgamation.

An amalgamation of the Liberals and the Socialist-Labour members is impossible.

We should all have our throats cut, and the next thing would be amalgamation.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, noun of action from archaic amalgam (v.) "to alloy with mercury" (see amalgamate). Figurative, non-chemical sense of "a combining into one uniform whole" is attested from 1775.

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