What does the word concourse mean?

Usage examples for concourse

  1. He was very soon recalled; perhaps the King did not quite like his growing popularity in Ireland; and when he left Dublin he was escorted to the ship's side by an enthusiastic concourse of people, who pressed around him to the last and prayed of him to return soon to Ireland. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  2. On him shall also descend the Concourse on high, each bearing aloft a chalice of pure light. – The Advent of Divine Justice by Shoghi Effendi
  3. He saw also a tolerable concourse of children and mob collecting round the council- house, who were disposed to carry food and drink to the women; nay, some good friends had already prepared a whole quarter cask of beer for the refreshment of the dear women. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag