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Concordia

(kōng-kôr`thyä), city (1991 pop. 116,491), Entre Ríos prov., NE Argentina, a port on the Uruguay River. One of the chief towns in the Argentine Mesopotamia, it exports fruits and cereals and is the distribution center of a farm and stock-raising district. Concordia was founded in 1832.

Concordia

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Concordia, asteroid 58 (the 58th asteroid to be discovered, on March 24, 1860), is approximately 104 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 4.4 years. It was named after a Latin word for peace. Concordia shows peacefulness—or the seeking of peace—by its house and sign position (e.g., peace with relatives in the third house, peace with employees in the sixth, and so forth); also, Concordia shows agreements between people or nations.

Sources:

Kowal, Charles T. Asteroids: Their Nature and Utilization. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Ellis Horwood Limited, 1988.
Room, Adrian. Dictionary of Astronomical Names. London: Routledge, 1988.
Schwartz, Jacob. Asteroid Name Encyclopedia. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1995.

Concordia

 

a city in eastern Argentina, in the province of Entre Riós. Population, 61,900 (1960). Concordia is a port on the right bank of the Uruguay River and a starting point for navigation. It is also a railroad junction. The city has a slaughter-house, refrigeration plants, and vegetable-oil mills.

Concordia

goddess of harmony, peace, and unity. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 65]
See: Harmony

Concordia

ancient Roman goddess of peace and domestic harmony. [Rom. Myth.: Zimmerman, 68]
See: Peace
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