Part of speech: noun

A collecting; persons or things collected; an accumulation.

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Usage examples "collection":

  1. And she turned to a chair where, one on the other, tray after tray, was piled his whole collection of rings. - "His Family", Ernest Poole.
  2. The general assembly was a collection of diplomatic envoys, bound by instructions from independent states. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.
  3. They were a sober collection. - "The Thing from the Lake", Eleanor M. Ingram.