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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intercourse  \In"ter*course\,  n.  [Formerly  entercourse,  OF 
  entrecours  commerce,  exchange,  F.  entrecours  a  reciprocal 
  right  on  neighboring  lands,  L.  intercursus  a  running  between, 
  fr  intercurrere  to  run  between.  See  {Inter-},  and  {Course}.] 
  A  commingling;  intimate  connection  or  dealings  between 
  persons  or  nations,  as  in  common  affairs  and  civilities,  in 
  correspondence  or  trade  communication;  commerce;  especially, 
  interchange  of  thought  and  feeling;  association;  communion. 
 
  This  sweet  intercourse  Of  looks  and  smiles.  --Milton. 
 
  {Sexual  intercourse},  sexual  or  carnal  connection;  coition. 
 
  Syn:  Communication;  connection;  commerce;  communion; 
  fellowship;  familiarity;  acquaintance. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intercourse 
  n  1:  communication  between  individuals  [syn:  {social  intercourse}] 
  2:  the  act  of  sexual  procreation  between  a  man  and  a  woman;  the 
  man's  penis  is  inserted  into  the  woman's  vagina  and 
  excited  until  orgasm  and  ejaculation  occur  [syn:  {sexual 
  intercourse},  {sex  act},  {copulation},  {coitus},  {coition}, 
  {sexual  congress},  {congress},  {sexual  relation},  {relation}, 
  {carnal  knowledge}] 




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