confluencenoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɒn.fluː.əns/ us /ˈkɑːn.fluː.əns/ specialized
Examples from literature
- A high ridge, just before we reached the confluence, commands a splendid view of the two great rivers, and the rich country beyond.
- At the confluence rose the island—a tiny piece of land almost level with the water, but as fresh as green and fragrant as an aquatic bouquet.
- Each chord must be viewed as the result of the confluence of all the separate voices moving harmoniously together.
- St. Charles is a small town on the north bank of the Missouri, about twenty-one miles from its confluence with the Mississippi.
- The confluence of the two rivers was concealed by the wood, but the Yellowstone itself was only two miles distant, to the south.