from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A collection; an aggregation: "Our city, it should be explained, is two cities, or more—an urban mass or congeries divided by the river” ( John Updike).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A collection or aggregation of disparate items.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A collection of particles or bodies into one mass; a heap; an aggregation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A collection of several particles or bodies in one mass or aggregate; an assemblage or accumulation of things; a combination; an aggregation; a heap.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
Latin congeriēs, from congerere, to heap up; see congest.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin congeriēs ("heap, mass, pile"), from congerō ("I carry together"). (Wiktionary)