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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conflux  \Con"flux\,  n.  [From  L.  confluxus  p.  p.  See 
  {Confluent}.] 
  1.  A  flowing  together;  a  meeting  of  currents.  ``The  conflux 
  of  meeting  sap.''  --Shak. 
 
  The  general  conflux  and  concourse  of  the  whole 
  people.  --Clarendon. 
 
  2.  A  large  assemblage;  a  passing  multitude. 
 
  To  the  gates  cast  round  thine  eye,  and  see  What 
  conflux  issuing  forth,  or  entering  in  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conflux 
  n  :  a  flowing  together  (as  of  rivers)  [syn:  {confluence},  {merging}] 




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