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What’s in a name?

11 Oct , 2010  

con-flu-ence |ˈkänˌfloōəns; kənˈfloōəns| noun the junction of two rivers, esp. rivers of approximately equal width : here at the confluence of the Laramie and North Platte Rivers. • an act or process of merging : a major confluence of the world’s financial markets. ORIGIN late Middle English : from late Latin confluentia, from Latin confluere ‘flow together’ (see confluent ).