The electronic theory of the chemical atom supposes, in fact, that atoms are congeries of electrons in rapid orbital motion.
Tim and his congeries hate the clerics, but they fear the flagellum.
As the word “interpolation” implies, Hermann did not maintain the hypothesis of a congeries of independent “lays.”
To speak Johnsonically it is a congeries of inexplicable nonsense.
It has been stated to me that the theory of Professor Forbes is "the congeries of facts" which he has discovered.
A substance is known to us only as a congeries of attributes.
If its spectrum be discontinuous, it is a true nebula or gas; if continuous, a congeries of stars.
Our lives are a congeries of solipsisms, out of which in strict logic only a God could compose a universe even of discourse.
Greece becomes a congeries of city-states, each with its own citizen-militia.
We have also a plan of about a hundred years later , showing the congeries of buildings that then covered the precincts.
1610s, from Latin congeries "heap, pile, collected mass," from congerere "to carry together" (see congest). False singular congery is from 1866.
Man should have some sense of responsibility to the human congeries. As a matter of observation, very few men have any such sense. No social order can exist very long unless a few, at least a few, men have such a sense. [Ezra Pound, "ABC of Economics," 1933]