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concourse

con·course

concourse

 
 
pronunciation:
kan kors [or] kang kors
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large open space, as in a railway station, where many people pass or gather.
The concourse was filled with people waiting or rushing off in different directions to meet their trains.
definition 2: a wide boulevard or thoroughfare.
The Champs Élysées in Paris is one of the most famous concourses in the world.
similar words:
avenue, thoroughfare
definition 3: a large crowd or assembly.
The speaker was nervous when he addressed the concourse.
similar words:
confluence, crowd
definition 4: the act or an instance of coming together or gathering; confluence.
definition 5: an area or arena for racing or the like.