Conflux Con"flux, n. [From L. confluxus, p. p. See {Confluent}.] 1. A flowing together; a meeting of currents. ``The conflux of meeting sap.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The general conflux and concourse of the whole people. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

2. A large assemblage; a passing multitude. [1913 Webster]

To the gates cast round thine eye, and see What conflux issuing forth, or entering in. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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