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 (thrông, thrŏng)
1. A large group of people gathered or crowded closely together; a multitude. See Synonyms at crowd1.
2. A large group of things; a host.
v. thronged, throng·ing, throngs
1. To crowd into; fill: commuters thronging the subway platform.
2. To press against in large numbers: The fans thronged the rock star.
To gather, press, or move in a throng.

[Middle English, from Old English gethrang.]
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Adj.1.thronged - filled with great numbers crowded together; "I try to avoid the thronged streets and stores just before Christmas"
crowded - overfilled or compacted or concentrated; "a crowded theater"; "a crowded program"; "crowded trains"; "a young mother's crowded days"
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