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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONCOURSE

Judging by the tickets distributed, there would be a concourse of 40,000 people.

He turned his eyes toward the tall building at the end of the concourse.

"Quiet," said the man, steering him over toward the edge of the concourse.

They were attended to the wharf by a concourse of people, who wished them a good voyage.

Thieves and disreputable characters of all sorts flocked to this concourse.

I paused and smiled easily at the concourse below and around me.

A concourse is an assemblage of people who have come (or run) together.

The whole garrison was under arms, and the concourse of people was immense.

This lecture is the child, and the concourse is the audience before me.

It seemed to him that the concourse on the downs shifted in a restless way.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Middle French concours, from Latin concursus "a running together," from past participle of concurrere (see concur). Originally "the flowing of a crowd of people;" sense of "open space in a built-up place" is American English, 1862.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONCOURSE

center

nounpoint of attraction for visitors, shoppers, travelers
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