1. a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)

- Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers

Similar word(s): meeting

Definition categories: location

2. a flowing together

Similar word(s): conflux, merging

Definition categories: act, blend, blending

3. a coming together of people

Similar word(s): concourse

Definition categories: act, meeting, merging

Sentences with confluence as a noun:

- We encountered an abandoned boat at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers.

- The confluence of the rivers produced a great rush of water.

- The confluence of our skills resulted in a successful home renovation project.