concord

[ kon-kawrd, kong- ]
/ ˈkɒn kɔrd, ˈkɒŋ- /

noun

agreement between persons, groups, nations, etc.; concurrence in attitudes, feelings, etc.; unanimity; accord: There was complete concord among the delegates.
agreement between things; mutual fitness; harmony.
Grammar. agreement(def 6).
peace; amity.
a treaty; compact; covenant.
Music. a stable, harmonious combination of tones; a chord requiring no resolution.

Origin of concord

1250–1300; Middle English concorde < Old French < Latin concordia, equivalent to concord- (stem of concors) harmonious (con- con- + cord-, stem of cors heart) + -ia -ia

Related forms

con·cord·al, adjective

Definition for concord (2 of 3)

Concord

[ kong-kerd for 1, 2, 5, 6; kon-kawrd, kong- for 3, 4; for 5, 6 also kon-kawrd, kong- ]
/ ˈkɒŋ kərd for 1, 2, 5, 6; ˈkɒn kɔrd, ˈkɒŋ- for 3, 4; for 5, 6 also ˈkɒn kɔrd, ˈkɒŋ- /

noun

a town in E Massachusetts, NW of Boston: second battle of the Revolution fought here April 19, 1775.
a city in W California, near San Francisco.
a city in and the capital of New Hampshire, in the S part.
a city in central North Carolina.
a sweet red wine with a strong grapelike taste, made from the Concord grape.

Definition for concord (3 of 3)

New Hampshire

[ hamp-sher, -sheer ]
/ ˈhæmp ʃər, -ʃɪər /

noun

a state in the NE United States. 9304 sq. mi. (24,100 sq. km). Capital: Concord. Abbreviation: NH (for use with zip code), N.H.
one of an American breed of chestnut-red chickens raised for meat and eggs.

Related forms

New Hamp·shir·ite [hamp-shuh-rahyt] /ˈhæmp ʃəˌraɪt/, New Hamp·shire·man, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for concord (1 of 3)

concord

/ (ˈkɒnkɔːd, ˈkɒŋ-) /

noun

agreement or harmony between people or nations; amity
a treaty establishing peaceful relations between nations
agreement or harmony between things, ideas, etc
music a combination of musical notes, esp one containing a series of consonant intervalsCompare discord (def. 3)
grammar another word for agreement (def. 6)

Word Origin for concord

C13: from Old French concorde, from Latin concordia, from concors of the same mind, harmonious, from com- same + cor heart

British Dictionary definitions for concord (2 of 3)

Concord

/ (ˈkɒŋkəd) /

noun

a town in NE Massachusetts: scene of one of the opening military actions (1775) of the War of American Independence. Pop: 16 937 (2003 est)
a city in New Hampshire, the state capital: printing, publishing. Pop: 41 823 (2003 est)

British Dictionary definitions for concord (3 of 3)

New Hampshire


noun

a state of the northeastern US: generally hilly. Capital: Concord. Pop: 1 287 687 (2003 est). Area: 23 379 sq km (9027 sq miles)Abbreviation: N.H., (with zip code) NH
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Culture definitions for concord

New Hampshire


State in the northeastern United States; one of the New England states. Bordered by Quebec, Canada, to the north; Maine to the east; Massachusetts to the south; and Vermont to the west. Its capital is Concord, and its largest city is Manchester.

Note

One of the thirteen colonies.
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