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concordance

Definitions

  • THE RETREAT OF THE BRITISH FROM THE CONCORD
    THE RETREAT OF THE BRITISH FROM THE CONCORD
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n concordance an index of all main words in a book along with their immediate contexts
    • n concordance agreement of opinions
    • n concordance a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Engagement at the North Bridge in Concord The Engagement at the North Bridge in Concord
MONUMENT TO COMMEMORATE THE SKIRMISH AT CONCORD BRIDGE MONUMENT TO COMMEMORATE THE SKIRMISH AT CONCORD BRIDGE

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The only commercial aircraft that is able to break the sound barrier is the Concorde.
    • Concordance A topical index or orderly analysis of the contents of a book.
    • Concordance Agreement; accordance. "Contrasts, and yet concordances ."
    • Concordance An alphabetical verbal index showing the places in the text of a book where each principal word may be found, with its immediate context in each place. "His knowledge of the Bible was such, that he might have been called a living concordance ."
    • Concordance (Gram) Concord; agreement.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Cranberries are one of just 3 major fruits native to North America. Blueberries and Concord grapes are the other two.
    • n concordance The state of being concordant; agreement; harmony.
    • n concordance The knowledge concerning the sympathies and concordances between the mind and body.
    • n concordance In grammar, concord.
    • n concordance A classified collection of the different passages of a work, as of the Bible or the plays of Shakspere, with references to the places of their occurrence. A verbal concordance consists of an alphabetical list of the principal words used in the work, under each of which references to the passages in which it is found are arranged in order, generally with citation of the essential part of each. A real concordance is an alphabetical index of subjects. (Compare harmony in a similar sense.)
    • n concordance In music, concord or consonance in the technical sense of these words: opposed to dissonance or discord.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Flying from London to New York by Concord, due to the time zones crossed, you can arrive 2 hours before you leave.
    • n Concordance agreement: an index or dictionary of the leading words or passages of a book, esp. of the Bible
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Quotations

  • Ben Jonson
    Ben%20Jonson
    “All concord's born of contraries.”
  • William Mckinley
    William Mckinley
    “Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war.”
  • Motto
    Motto
    “Victory is increased by concord.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. LL. concordantia,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. concorde—L. concordiaconcors, of the same heart, from con, together, cor, cordis, the heart.

Usage

In literature:

BROOK FARM AND CONCORD.
"Hawthorne" by Henry James, Junr.
Let your Holiness exhort all the Provincials to concord.
"The Letters of Cassiodorus" by Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
Doctor Warren quickly decided that Paul Revere and William Dawes should go on horseback to Lexington and Concord and give the alarm.
"Stories of Later American History" by Wilbur F. Gordy
If Concord were as beautiful as Paradise, it would be as detestable to me.
"The Last Harvest" by John Burroughs
His tombstone and Mistress Jane's tombstone am in Concord Cemetery.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 1" by Various
In fact, she might be spoken of as the original charter member of the Concord School of Philosophy.
"Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers" by Elbert Hubbard
The musketry of Concord and Lexington found no echo in his heart.
"The Bastonnais" by John Lesperance
Order out the Concord, Mr.
"An Apache Princess" by Charles King
But this concord did not long endure.
"The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)" by Anatole France
He went to Concord, New Hampshire.
"Stories of Great Inventors" by Hattie E. Macomber
Nineteen battalions were reviewed yesterday by Colonel Rossel in the Place de la Concorde.
"The Insurrection in Paris" by An Englishman: Davy
Her lover was in Concord, where the Provincial Congress was in session.
"Ten American Girls From History" by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
OFFICIAL PAPERS CONCERNING THE SKIRMISHES AT LEXINGTON AND CONCORD.
"The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775" by Abraham Tomlinson
One of my friends here says we can easily find work in the meadows near Concord.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
It was at Concord that the soldiers of George III.
"Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 7 of 8"
Its gospel is concord.
"Latin America and the United States" by Elihu Root
Concord, Massachusetts, is one of the New England towns that everybody likes to visit.
"The Child's Book of American Biography" by Mary Stoyell Stimpson
He resolved, by a secret expedition, to destroy the magazines collected at Concord.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 14" by Various
The imaginative and inadequate picture of the Place de la Concorde his idea had drawn, faded.
"Fairfax and His Pride" by Marie Van Vorst
This was to surprise and destroy their magazine of military stores at Concord, about twenty miles from Boston.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
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In poetry:

Till thou art duly trained, and taught
The concord sweet of Love divine:
Then, with that inward Music fraught,
For ever rise, and sing, and shine.
"Fourth Sunday In Advent" by John Keble
And verse I know, whose concord high
Of thought and music lifts the soul
Where many a glimmering starry shoal
Glides through the Godhead's living sky.
"I Know What Beauty Is" by George MacDonald
Already had the strife begun;
Already blood on Concord's plain
Along the springing grass had run,
And blood had flowed at Lexington,
Like brooks of April rain.
"Seventy-Six" by William Cullen Bryant
The sons of Satan, and their friendships, flee,
Soon as thou canst, if thou art truly wise:
For there can never any concord be,
Between the sons of hell, and of the skies.
"Advice To Avoid Bad Company" by Rees Prichard
She played — A brook went purling o'er a stone,
Its rhythmic lip was dripping song;
Upon its bank I stood alone,
With brook and soul in concord strong,
And life so young.
"A Memory Tone" by James Edwin Campbell
Then, if soft concord lull'd their fears to sleep,
Inert and silent slept the manly car,
But rush'd horrific o'er the fearful steep,
If Freedom's awful clarion breathed to war.
"Elegy XXI. Taking a View of the Country From His Retirement" by William Shenstone

In news:

Former Concord private investigator Christopher Butler admits to orchestrating a scandal.
Andrea Lieberg and Taylor Bemis, 27-year-olds who met on a dude ranch in Montana, are the new caretakers of the Ralph Waldo Emerson House in Concord, Mass.
Inside the historic house in Concord, Mass.
"I want you to know that over the next few days we're going to look realistically at where we're at, but I also want to do that as somebody who's a unifier and somebody who's realistic, " he told supporters in Concord, N.C.
Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, kicked things off Friday, stopping by campaign offices in Concord, Berlin, Conway and Laconia.
A state investigation found Concord House did not call the Community Care Licensing Division to report the missing people, as required by law.
A river otter was found dead on the street near Pixieland on Olivera Road in Concord.
Pilgrims and beachgoers come to Concord, Massachusetts.
In this image taken on July 24, 2012, glasses of red Wrong Way Sangria are shown in Concord, N.H.
Mid-Week Menu: Oysters and Caribbean Food Come to Swan's Market, the Krikorians Sell Sea Salt, and Le Rose Bistro Moves to Concord.
A Seventieth Birthday Celebration Concord Jazz.
Mel Torme, Gerry Mulligan and George Shearing The Classic Concert Live Concord Records.
In this image taken on Sept 17, 2012, a bowl of Roasted Vegetable Soup is shown in Concord, N.H.
In this image taken on Sept 10, 2012, bowls of Smoky Cream of Broccoli Soup with Sharp Cheddar are shown in Concord, N.H.
At a recent show in Concord, California Kelly Clarkson sang her version of Katy Perry's "Wide Awake".
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In science:

First of them form the ensemble of identical duplicons and can move along a very complicated and mutually concordant tra jectories, geometrically – along the focal curve of the generating congruence.
Algbrodynamics over complex space and phase extension of the Minkowski geometry
Conjecture about random nature of the Time dynamics and resulting randomness of the motion of microob jects makes it possible to solve also the problem of concordance between the increments δT, δR of the effective space-time coordinates (33) and the differences of their values for final and initial states ∆T, ∆R 19 .
Algbrodynamics over complex space and phase extension of the Minkowski geometry
In this sense (despite its accepted name) complex “proper” time acquires the meaning of universal global time governing the concordant dynamics of the Universe.
Algbrodynamics over complex space and phase extension of the Minkowski geometry
In dimension 4, Ruberman showed that there exists a simply-connected M 4 with infinitely many metrics of positive scalar curvature that are concordant (i.e. restrictions to s = 0 and s = 1 of a metric of positive scalar curvature on M × [0, 1]), but not isotopic.
Scalar curvature and $Q$-curvature of random metrics
Moreover, in order to test the result (45), and more broadly, to further establish our FRV framework in the guise of formula (14), the theoretical form of the density is compared to Monte Carlo simulations in fig. 2; they remain in excellent concord.
A Random Matrix Approach to VARMA Processes
The past decade has seen enormous changes in the field of cosmology. A concordance cosmology in which the expansion of the universe is accelerating has been accepted (Spergel et al. 2007).
The effects of charge transfer inefficiency (CTI) on galaxy shape measurements
Maartens, Inhomogeneity and the foundations of concordance cosmology, Class.
Testing the Void against Cosmological data: fitting CMB, BAO, SN and H0
Given the concordance between this and the spectral modeling, we adopt a spectral type estimate of T7.5 ± 0.5 for component B.
Discovery of a Highly Unequal-Mass Binary T Dwarf with Keck Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics: A Coevality Test of Substellar Theoretical Models and Effective Temperatures
The currently favored ‘concordance’ cosmological model that best describes the Universe is the ΛCDM paradigm in which the bulk of the matter and energy density are dominated by dark matter and dark energy with baryons contributing only ∼ 5%.
Cosmological Constraints from Strong Gravitational Lensing in Galaxy Clusters
Consequently, the spectral density will display rotational symmetry, in concord with the square case (6).
Eigenvalues and Singular Values of Products of Rectangular Gaussian Random Matrices (The Extended Version)
Any of these would be exciting extensions to the standard, concordance model.
Limits on Dark Radiation, Early Dark Energy, and Relativistic Degrees of Freedom
The current standard Concordance model of cosmology represents the most concise model to date, combining astronomical observations with theoretical predictions to explain the origins, evolution, structure and dynamics of the Universe.
Shedding Light on the Galaxy Luminosity Function
The origin of the Concordance model is rooted in the Copernican principle - a fundamental assumption proposed by Nicolaus Copernicus in the 16th century that states we do not occupy a privileged position in the Universe.
Shedding Light on the Galaxy Luminosity Function
This has led some to question the validity of the current concordance model.
Shedding Light on the Galaxy Luminosity Function
The comparison between the volume of D(R) and D(C) for ample divisors D brings us to define the concordance α(X ), which is a number between 0 and 1.
Real versus Complex Volumes on Real Algebraic Surfaces
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