[n] the act of joining together as one; "the merging of the two groups occurred quickly"; "there was no meeting of minds"
[n] the social act of assembling for some common purpose; "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
[n] a casual or unexpected convergence; "he still remembers their meeting in Paris"; "there was a brief encounter in the hallway"
[n] a formally arranged gathering; "next year the meeting will be in Chicago"; "the meeting elected a chairperson"
[n] a small informal social gathering; "there was an informal meeting in my livingroom"
[n] a place where two things come together; "Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"