Meaning of “throng” in the English Dictionary

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throngnoun [ C ]

us /θrɔŋ, θrɑŋ/

a large group of people:

A huge throng had gathered around the speaker.

throngverb [ I/T ]

us /θrɔŋ/

to be or go somewhere in very large numbers:

[ T ] The narrow streets were thronged with tourists.
[ I always + adv/prep ] Reporters thronged around her.

(Definition of “throng” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)