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Con·cord  (kngkrd)
1. A city of west-central California northeast of Oakland. It is a residential and manufacturing community. Population: 122,000.
2. A town of eastern Massachusetts on the Concord River west-northwest of Boston. An early battle of the American Revolution was fought here on April 19, 1775. In the 19th century the town was noted as an intellectual and literary center. Population: 16,800.
3. The capital of New Hampshire, in the south-central part of the state on the Merrimack River. It became the capital in 1808. Population: 42,400.

con·cord  (knk?rd, kng-)
n.
1. Harmony or agreement of interests or feelings; accord.
2. A treaty establishing peaceful relations.
3. Grammar Agreement between words in person, number, gender, or case.
4. Music A harmonious combination of simultaneously sounded tones.

[Middle English concorde, from Old French, from Latin concordia, from concors, concord-, agreeing : com-, com- + cor, cord-, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]
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