A few children, settler children, congregate near what appears to have been the bus station.
It was sort of a place for young people to congregate and buy fashion.
An NYPD official says an AP reporter called to ask where people of Chechen descent might congregate in New York City.
mid-15c., from Latin congregatus "flocking together," past participle of congregare "to herd together, collect in a flock, swarm; assemble," from com- "together" (see com-) + gregare "to collect into a flock, gather," from grex (genitive gregis) "a flock" (see gregarious). Related: Congregated; congregating.