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Definition of Confluence

Confluence

  1. The act of flowing together; the meeting or junction of two or more streams; the place of meeting.
  2. Any running together of separate streams or currents; the act of meeting and crowding in a place; hence, a crowd; a concourse; an assemblage.

Confluence Quotations

We are not being arrogant or complacent when we are said that our country, as a united nation, has never in its entire history, enjoyed such a confluence of encouraging possibilities.
Thabo Mbeki

It's a combination of melody and lyrics, not one without the other. It's a confluence of these different elements that makes something powerful.
Michael Bolton

I grew up in Mobile, Alabama - somebody's got to be from Mobile, right? - and Mobile sits at the confluence of five rivers, forming this beautiful delta. And the delta has alligators crawling in and out of rivers filled with fish and cypress trees dripping with snakes, birds of every flavor.
Mike deGruy

A notion for a story is for me a confluence of real events, historical perhaps, or from my own memory to create an exciting fusion.
Michael Morpurgo

You know, one of these things that happened in the '60s and '70s was this confluence of, sort of, a counter-culture with computer culture.
Walter Isaacson
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Confluence Translations

confluence in French is confluent
confluence in Spanish is confluencia
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