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confluence

con·flu·ence

confluence

 
 
pronunciation:
kan flu ns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a joining or convergence of two or more streams, or their point of junction.
The water is as wide as a lake at the confluence of the two rivers.
synonyms:
convergence
similar words:
conflux, conjunction, junction, meeting, union
definition 2: the stream resulting from this joining.
similar words:
river, stream
definition 3: a gathering or crowd.
synonyms:
assemblage, concourse, conflux, congregation, crowd, shoal, throng
similar words:
assembly, bevy, drove, flock, gathering, herd, horde, host, legion, mob, multitude