Meaning of amalgamation

a•mal•ga•ma•tion

Pronunciation: (u-mal"gu-mā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of amalgamating.
  2. the state or result of being amalgamated.
  3. a consolidation of two or more corporations.
  4. the extraction of precious metals from their ores by treatment with mercury.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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