noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
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Origin of congeries
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Example sentences from the Web for congeries
In a more marked degree than other capitals it is a congeries of towns and colonies, largely alien in sympathies.
One of the latter kind is a congeries of ruinous heaps of square stones, covering at least five or six acres.Ancient America, in Notes on American Archaeology|John D. Baldwin
And here it becomes my duty to notice an error, or a congeries of errors, of Mons.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
Inside the congeries of glazed houses he was somewhat at sea.The Market-Place|Harold Frederic
Here are a congeries of two-story buildings, which are together fifteen hundred feet in length by a width of seventy feet.