(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. assemblage, get-together, reception.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. assembly, meeting, conclave, caucus, parley, council, conference, convention, band, congregation, junction, company, rally, crowd, throng, bunch, collection, union, association, society, committee, legislature, house, senate, parliament, diet, swarm, huddle, group, body, mass, aggregation, herd, turnout, forgathering, flock, muster, levy, combination, caravan, mobilization, collocation, assemblage, panel, forum, discussion, concourse, interchange, reunion, meet, congress, conflux, gathering of the clans, coven, eisteddfod, synod, reception, conventicle, vestry, posse, attendance, multitude, ingathering, audience, press, rout, horde, mob, queue, crush, party, entertainment, social gathering, function, get-together, crew, gang, school, array, galaxy, bevy, troop, drove, concentration, convocation, council meeting, council of war, gemote, folkmoot, moot, witenagemot, confab*, huddle*, bull session*.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
congregation, assembly, collection, crowd, mass, throng, bunch, concentration, gang, band, meeting, convention, muster, conference, convocation, council, caucus.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A quantity accumulated: accumulation, aggregation, amassment, assemblage, collection, congeries, cumulation, mass. See COLLECT. 2. A number of persons who have come or been gathered together: assemblage, assembly, body, company, conclave, conference, congregation, congress, convention, convocation, crowd, group, meeting, muster, troop. Informal: get-together. See COLLECT. 3. The act or fact of coming together: concourse, confluence, convergence, junction, meeting. See CONNECT.

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