Definition of agglomeration
- the agglomeration of matter into stars and galaxies
- … an agglomeration of 100-year-old cottages with gingerbread scroll-saw ornamentation.
- —Ira Henry Freeman
- an urban agglomeration
This suburb has become just a vast agglomeration of houses, people, and cars.
a mere agglomeration of warring tribes, it was far from being a unified nation
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agglomerate, assortment, clutter, collage, grab bag, hash, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, jumble, litter, medley, mélange, miscellany, mishmash, mixed bag, motley, muddle, olio, olla podrida, omnium-gatherum, patchwork, potpourri, ragbag, rummage, salmagundi, scramble, shuffle, smorgasbord, tumble, variety, welter;
: a large group, collection, or pile of different things
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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