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con·gre·ga·tion

congregation

 
pronunciation:
kang gr geI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a crowd of people; assembly.
There was a congregation around the street musician.
synonyms:
assembly, gathering, group, meeting
similar words:
company, convention, crowd, muster
definition 2: the members of a church or other religious organization.
The minister spoke to the congregation.
similar words:
assembly, flock, fold
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The word congregation contains the following part:
greg Latin root that means flock, gathering