Meaning of confluence

con•flu•ence

Pronunciation: (kon'fl-uns), [key]
— n.
  1. a flowing together of two or more streams, rivers, or the like: the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers.
  2. their place of junction: St. Louis is at the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers.
  3. a body of water formed by the flowing together of two or more streams, rivers, or the like.
  4. a coming together of people or things; concourse.
  5. a crowd or throng; assemblage.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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