Concourse definition

kŏnkôrs, kŏng-
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A large open area or hall where crowds gather, as in a park or railroad station.
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The definition of a concourse is a large open passageway or a crowd of people.

An example of a concourse is a big open area in a bus or train station.

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A crowd; throng; gathering.
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A broad thoroughfare.
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A large open space in a building where people can gather.
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A large group of people; a crowd.
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The running or flowing together of things; the meeting of things; confluence.
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An open space, especially in a park, where several roads or paths meet.
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A large open space for the gathering or passage of crowds, as in an airport.
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A broad thoroughfare.
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A great crowd; a throng.
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The act of coming, moving, or flowing together.
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A coming or flowing together.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
concourse
Plural:
concourses

Origin of concourse

  • Middle English concours assembly, throng from Old French from Latin concursus from past participle of concurrere to assemble com- com- currere to run kers- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French concours, Latin concursus, from concurrere (“to run together”). See concur.

    From Wiktionary