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1. A large open space for the gathering or passage of crowds, as in an airport.
2. A broad thoroughfare.
3. A great crowd; a throng.
4. The act of coming, moving, or flowing together.
1. a crowd; throng
2. a coming together; confluence: a concourse of events.
3. a large open space for the gathering of people in a public place
4. chiefly US a ground for sports, racing, athletics, etc
[C14: from Old French concours, ultimately from Latin concurrere to run together, from currere to run]
con•course(ˈkɒn kɔrs, -koʊrs, ˈkɒŋ-)
1. an assemblage; gathering: a concourse of people.
2. a boulevard or other broad thoroughfare.
3. a large open space for accommodating crowds, as in a railroad station.
4. an act or instance of coming together; confluence: a concourse of events.
concourse- An open space for people to move about in an airport terminal (or a set of gates) or other transport station.
See also related terms for open space.
Concoursean assembly of things or persons brought together; a moving group of people or things. See also assemblage.
Examples: concourse of atoms, 1692; of books, 1855; of humours, 1604; of spiritual joy, 1628; of particles of matter, 1677; of all nations, 1642; of people, 1440; of dependent plebeians, 1781; of the world, 1558.
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|Noun||1.||concourse - a large gathering of people |
hive - a teeming multitude
|2.||concourse - a wide hallway in a building where people can walk|
|3.||concourse - a coming together of people|
1. gathering or meeting place, hall, lounge, foyer, rallying point He crossed the station's concourse towards the escalator.