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confluence

[′kän‚flü·əns]
(hydrology)
A stream formed from the flowing together of two or more streams.
The place where such streams join.
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21) Importantly, when historical time is "the conflux of two Eternities" rather than a linear progression, timelines have little meaning.
98) Habermas favors the concept of a lifeworld because it diminishes the conflux of cultures found in any global network and replaces them with loyalty to "universal moral principles incorporated in a [quasi-national] constitution.
Located at the conflux of southern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Balkans, the country's geography and culture appeals to all varieties of visitors, and its economy is supported by millions of travelers each year.
More and more young professionals are choosing to live downtown or in Brooklyn and coastal New Jersey, all areas easily accessible by lower Manhattan's conflux of trains, buses and ferries.
The conflux of these two events has sparked widespread interest, reflected in a media frenzy: "'Gloriously full,' with 14 percent more lunar excitement" (Los Angeles Times); "It's a birda.
The deflationary episodes in the 19th century reflected the conflux of two events: extremely rapid economic growth and the international spread of the gold standard.
However, there are problems - not least with the usual digital rights management software PC gamers have inflicted on them - in this case conflux which can cut you off, meaning mid-game crashes.
A conflux of leeches at the site ensured much stomping and high stepping, ultimately leading to the Bernard Award, to the person attracting the most.
A gathering conflux of the independent-minded is recognizing the really great thing about today's food scene: It gives us the foundation of several different kinds of enjoyable and nutritious diets based on time-honored foodways of peoples everywhere.
Latin conceptus has the meanings collecting, gathering, collection, conflux, taking, catching, conceiving, and pregnancy.
Even if the transfer of power comes about peacefully, the conflux of political and economic challenges might yet overwhelm Saleh's successor.
The Deschutes version, called Conflux #2, has a bright, lemony character, and pronounced American hop character, especially in the flavor.