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con·course

 (kŏn′kôrs′, kŏng′-)
n.
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.

[Middle English concours, assembly, throng, from Old French, from Latin concursus, from past participle of concurrere, to assemble : com-, com- + currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

concourse

(ˈkɒnkɔːs; ˈkɒŋ-)
n
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-)

n.
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.
[1350–1400; Middle English concours, concurs (< Middle French) < Latin concursus assembly <concurrere to assemble. See concur, course]

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.

Concourse

 an 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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.concourse - a large gathering of peopleconcourse - a large gathering of people    
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
hive - a teeming multitude
horde, host, legion - a vast multitude
ruck, herd - a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things; "his brilliance raised him above the ruck"; "the children resembled a fairy herd"
2.concourse - a wide hallway in a building where people can walk
hall, hallway - an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open; "the elevators were at the end of the hall"
3.concourse - a coming together of people
merging, coming together, meeting - the act of joining together as one; "the merging of the two groups occurred quickly"; "there was no meeting of minds"

concourse

noun
1. gathering or meeting place, hall, lounge, foyer, rallying point He crossed the station's concourse towards the escalator.
2. crowd, collection, gathering, assembly, crush, multitude, throng, convergence, hui (N.Z.), assemblage, confluence, meeting The streets were filled with a fair concourse of people that night.

concourse

noun
The act or fact of coming together:
Translations

concourse

[ˈkɒŋkɔːs] N
1. [of people] → concurrencia f; [of rivers] → confluencia f
2. (in building, station) → explanada f

concourse

[ˈkɒnkɔːrs] n
(= hall) → hall m; (in station, airport)hall m; (in shopping mall)galerie f
(= crowd) [people] → affluence f, foule f

concourse

n
(liter, of people) → Menschenmenge f, → Menschenauflauf m; (of two rivers)Zusammenfluss m
(= place)Eingangshalle f; (US, in park) → freier Platz; station concourseBahnhofshalle f

concourse

[ˈkɒŋkɔːs] n (of people) → folla; (place) → luogo di assembramento; (in station) → atrio
References in classic literature ?
AN Ingenious Man who had built a flying-machine invited a great concourse of people to see it go up.
When some larger concourse of men direct their activity to a common aim there is a yet sharper division of those who, because their activity is given to directing and commanding, take less less part in the direct work.
There he beheld an immense concourse of people, filling all the street and rolling onward to his house.
Amidst an unprecedented concourse, the Chief Circle of those days -- by name Pantocyclus -- arose to find himself hissed and hooted by a hundred and twenty thousand Isosceles.
After the 23rd of September the enclosure of Stones hill was thrown open to the public; and it will be easily imagined what was the concourse of visitors to this spot
As we neared the city we discovered a mighty concourse of civilians and troops assembled upon the plain before the city.
As I entered, silence fell upon the great concourse of people that packed the auditorium.
A child came bowling its hoop through the concourse of birds, and Ralph threw his last crumbs of bread into the bushes with a snort of impatience.
Fortunately, there was a great concourse of Mahars repairing to the shallow lake which lies a mile or more from the city.
When the concourse separated, and, dividing into chance clusters, drew off in various directions, there still remained upon the scene of the late disturbance, one man.
Anything more imposing than the sight that was presented by this vast and orderly concourse of armed men it is impossible to conceive.
His streaming white hair, his remarkable face, and the impetuous confidence of his manner, as he put the weapons aside like water, carried him in an instant to the heart of the concourse at the stone.