Con-course

concourse

[kon-kawrs, -kohrs, kong-]
noun
1.
an assemblage; gathering: a concourse of people.
2.
a driveway or promenade, especially in a park.
3.
a boulevard or other broad thoroughfare.
4.
a large open space for accommodating crowds, as in a railroad station.
5.
an area or grounds for racing, athletic sports, etc.
6.
an act or instance of running or coming together; confluence: a concourse of events.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English concours < Middle French; replacing Middle English concurs < Latin concursus assembly, verbal noun corresponding to concurrere to assemble, collide. See concur, course

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concourse (ˈkɒnkɔːs, ˈkɒŋ-)
 
n
1.  a crowd; throng
2.  a coming together; confluence: a concourse of events
3.  a large open space for the gathering of people in a public place
4.  chiefly (US) a ground for sports, racing, athletics, etc
 
[C14: from Old French concours, ultimately from Latin concurrere to run together, from currere to run]

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concourse
late 14c., from O.Fr. concours, from L. concursus "a running together," from pp. of concurrere (see concur). Originally "the flowing of a crowd of people;" sense of "open space" is Amer.Eng. 1862.
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