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Definition of "amalgamation" []

  • The act of amalgamating or the condition resulting from this act. (noun)
  • A consolidation or merger, as of several corporations. (noun)
  • The production of a metal alloy of mercury. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "amalgamation" in a sentence
  • "We called the amalgamation of thinkers BLUEMIND and set out to explore the science behind the relationship between the human brain and the ocean."
  • "The whole Conan/Terminator amalgamation is stupid enough, but hell, they might as well have added in Arnold's characters from Predator, Commando, Twins and Jingle All the Way while they were at it."
  • "Jambalaya is often made with ham, so the word "jambalaya" may be an amalgamation of the French words "jambon" and "a la," and an African word, "yaya," which means rice, reflective of both cultural influences from people in the Louisiana area."
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