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  • v. Present participle of congregate.

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  • n. the act of congregating

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Examples

  • And even though they were not afforded simple undergraduate luxuries such as congregating in public, they managed to pull off the impossible.

    Phillies Zone

  • The proposal pushed last summer would have prohibited people deemed to be gang members from "congregating" in

    Redskins Insider Podcast -- The Washington Post

  • The injunction prohibits ESV gang members from participating in certain activities, such as congregating with other gang members within a designated safety zone.

    Victorville Daily Press :

  • It also means no begging, no sitting or lying on public benches or sidewalks, no congregating in public space, and no sleeping outside.

    Paul Boden: The Quality of Whose Life? Part 2

  • Every Sunday, more than a million people in Bogota join what has become a weekly ritual: congregating on the city's main roads temporarily turned into a network of bike paths known as the "Ciclovia".

    Colombia's Bike Paths Are Groundbreaker

  • The Wall Street protestors aren't peaceful hippies congregating about greed or social inequality.

    Danny Schechter: What Is the OWS Agenda?

  • As the evening progressed from congregating in the kitchen (naturally) around the most delicious hors d'oeuvres to gathering around the table for Peter Hoffman's exquisite fall dinner, we shared our stories.

    Liz Neumark: Life Happens Around Food

  • The "Mosquito" noisemaker -- a high-pitched sound designed to deter young people from congregating in certain areas -- has been silenced in D.C. Merchants in the Gallery Place area of D.C. have decided to find other ways to deal with groups of young people who congregate in popular shopping, dining and entertainment area.

    Lori's A.M. Buzz: Candidates, food trucks face off

  • "Guns don't have a place in public, especially places like churches and bars and places where a lot of people are congregating," she said.

    States Caught In Crossfire Over Guns In Churches

  • Guns don't have a place in public, especially places like churches and bars and places where a lot of people are congregating, she said.

    Churches wrestle with guns in the pews

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