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Noun: congregation  ,kóng-gru'gey-shun
  1. A group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    - fold, faithful
     
  2. An assemblage of people, animals or things collected together
    "a congregation of children pleaded for his autograph"; "a great congregation of birds flew over"
     
  3. The act of congregating
    - congregating

Derived forms: congregations

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, assembly, collection, gathering, social group

Part of: denomination

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