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Definition of "concourse" []

  • A large open space for the gathering or passage of crowds, as in an airport. (noun)
  • A broad thoroughfare. (noun)
  • A great crowd; a throng. (noun)
  • The act of coming, moving, or flowing together. (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 "concourse" in a sentence
  • "Along with this, the arena's main concourse is narrow and crammed with useless kiosks selling everything from caramel apples to nachos to kettle corn, making the walk to the one smoking area something of a slow death march for the nicotine needy."
  • "The main concourse is crowded more than usual due to train delays."
  • "The 380,000-square-foot, $342 million concourse is designed with a translucent roof that filters sunlight, architecture firm Gensler says."