Etymology
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conglomeration (n.)

1620s, "act of gathering into a ball or mass," from Late Latin conglomerationem (nominative conglomeratio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin conglomerare "to roll together, concentrate, heap up," from assimilated form of com "with, together" (see con-) + glomerare "to gather into a ball, collect," from glomus (genitive glomeris) "a ball, ball-shaped mass," possibly from PIE *glem- (see glebe). Meaning "that which is conglomerated" is from 1650s.

updated on March 02, 2018

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Definitions of conglomeration from WordNet

conglomeration (n.)
a rounded spherical form;
Synonyms: conglobation
conglomeration (n.)
a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together;
Synonyms: aggregate / congeries
conglomeration (n.)
an occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass;
Synonyms: conglobation
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.