concord

[kon-kawrd, kong-]
noun
1.
agreement between persons, groups, nations, etc.; concurrence in attitudes, feelings, etc.; unanimity; accord: There was complete concord among the delegates.
2.
agreement between things; mutual fitness; harmony.
3.
Grammar, agreement ( def 6 ).
4.
peace; amity.
5.
a treaty; compact; covenant.
6.
Music. a stable, harmonious combination of tones; a chord requiring no resolution.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English concorde < Old French < Latin concordia, equivalent to concord- (stem of concors) harmonious (con- con- + cord-, stem of cors heart) + -ia -ia

concordal, adjective


4. harmony, goodwill, friendship.


4. ill will, animosity.
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Concord

[kong-kerd for 1, 2, 5, 6; kon-kawrd, kong- for 3, 4; for 5, 6 also kon-kawrd, kong-]
noun
1.
a town in E Massachusetts, NW of Boston: second battle of the revolution fought here April 19, 1775.
2.
a city in W California, near San Francisco.
3.
a city in and the capital of New Hampshire, in the S part.
4.
a city in central North Carolina.
6.
a sweet red wine with a strong grapelike taste, made from the Concord grape.

New Hampshire

[hamp-sher, -sheer]
noun
1.
a state in the NE United States. 9304 sq. mi. (24,100 sq. km). Capital: Concord. Abbreviation: NH (for use with zip code), N.H.
2.
one of an American breed of chestnut-red chickens raised for meat and eggs.

New Hampshirite [hamp-shuh-rahyt] , New Hampshireman, noun
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concord (ˈkɒnkɔːd, ˈkɒŋ-)
 
n
1.  agreement or harmony between people or nations; amity
2.  a treaty establishing peaceful relations between nations
3.  agreement or harmony between things, ideas, etc
4.  music Compare discord a combination of musical notes, esp one containing a series of consonant intervals
5.  grammar another word for agreement
 
[C13: from Old French concorde, from Latin concordia, from concors of the same mind, harmonious, from com- same + cor heart]

Concord (ˈkɒŋkəd)
 
n
1.  a town in NE Massachusetts: scene of one of the opening military actions (1775) of the War of American Independence. Pop: 16 937 (2003 est)
2.  a city in New Hampshire, the state capital: printing, publishing. Pop: 41 823 (2003 est)

New Hampshire
 
n
N.H., Abbreviation: NH a state of the northeastern US: generally hilly. Capital: Concord. Pop: 1 287 687 (2003 est). Area: 23 379 sq km (9027 sq miles)

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concord
c.1300, from O.Fr. concorde, from L. concordia "agreement, union," from concors (gen. concordis) "of the same mind," lit. "hearts together," from com- "together" + cor "heart" (see heart).
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New Hampshire definition


State in the northeastern United States; one of the New England states. Bordered by Quebec, Canada, to the north; Maine to the east; Massachusetts to the south; and Vermont to the west. Its capital is Concord, and its largest city is Manchester.

Note: One of the thirteen colonies.
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Example sentences
The joy of soothing and pacifying-the joy of concord and harmony.
Concord is now accepting applications for an upcoming affordable housing lottery.
Concord's curbside collection program is fee funded.
Incrementally all such acts will indeed transform the narrative from conflict to concord.
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