Origin of amalgamation
Examples from the Web for amalgamation
These were sort of sober witnesses to the madness, so it was an amalgamation of thoughts of different women from the time.
Each model is an amalgamation of many different women; eyes from one, lips from another.
At hame or abroad it's aye the like; they're of a race that can only be improved by amalgamation and time.Impressions of America|Tyrone Power
He was a sound adviser, and enthusiastic in the amalgamation business.
The Greeks and Romans had a common ancestry and the amalgamation of their religions was an easy matter.The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. II (of II)|Walter M. Chandler
After the amalgamation of the Exchequers in 1817 the case becomes clearer.The Open Secret of Ireland|T. M. Kettle
The amalgamation being effected and the rules drawn up and registered, we made rapid progress.From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography|George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
1610s, noun of action from archaic amalgam (v.) "to alloy with mercury" (see amalgamate). Figurative, non-chemical sense of "a combining into one uniform whole" is attested from 1775.