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

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 Unabridged
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concourse (ˈkɒnkɔːs, ˈkɒŋ-)
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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Word Origin & History

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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Example sentences
Papers and files removed from the concourse shops at ground zero.
And certainly no thief was to be seen scurrying across the half-empty concourse with a bulky laptop bag slung over a shoulder.
It was the great event of the day, and attracted an immense concourse of people from all parts of the state.
The concourse will consist of two levels, a main lower concourse and a balcony upper concourse.
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