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Congeries

a collection of particles, parts, or things; a heap; a group of things heaped together.

Examples: congeries of ballads; of furniture shops; of repugnant affections, 1619; of rocks, 1793; of dead and stupid matter, 1679; of towers, halls, churches, and chambers, 1875; of stars, 1849; of watery particles, 1725.

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congeries

con·ge·ries / ˈkänjərēz/ • n. (pl. same) a disorderly collection; a jumble.

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congeries

congeries XVII. — L. congeriēs heap, pile, f. congerere (see next).

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congeries

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