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Definition of "assemblage" []

  • The act of assembling. (noun)
  • The state of being assembled. (noun)
  • A collection of people or things; a gathering. (noun)
  • A collection of items from a single datable component of an archaeological site. (noun)
  • A fitting together of parts, as those in a machine. (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 "assemblage" in a sentence
  • "The scheme of setbacks and added height might result in assemblage of smaller lots to comply with setbacks and leave enough footprint to build the bigger tower."
  • "However, he noted that the "Limbo assemblage is dominated by horizontal and oblique hatched bands, as opposed to comb-stamping and criss-crossed bands found frequently with Kwale and Urewe respectively.""
  • "The assemblage is dominated by broad-leaved deciduous plants (alder, beech, etc.) along with roses, grapes, and dawn redwood, and most of the genera are no longer found in the Pacific Northwest."