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con-flŭo , xi, 3 (confluxet = confluxisset, Lucr. 1, 987),
I.v. n., to flow or run together (class. in prose and poetry).
B. conflŭens , entis, or conflŭentes , ium, subst. m., the place where two rivers unite, the confluence: “cum ad confluentem Mosae et Rheni pervenissent,Caes. B. G. 4, 15.—In sing., Plin. 6, 26, 30, § 122: “a confluente supra dicto,id. 3, 26, 29, § 149; Just. 32, 3, 8: “ubi Anienem transiit, ad confluentes collocat castra,at the confluence of the Anio with the Tiber, Liv. 1, 27, 4; 4, 17, 2; id. Epit. 137; Plin. 6, 26, 31, § 126; Tac. H. 2, 40 al.—Hence, κατ̓ ἐξοχήν, Conflŭentes , ium, the town of Coblentz, situated at the confluence of the Moselle with the Rhine, Suet. Calig. 8; Flor. 4, 6, 3; Amm. 16, 3, 1.—
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