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Oxford dictionary definition of the word congregation:
1a group of people assembled for religious worship:
the singing of psalms by the whole congregation
a group of people regularly attending a particular place of worship:
he was a member of the Emmanuel Chapel congregation
2a gathering or collection of people, animals, or things:
large congregations of birds may cause public harm
[mass noun] the action of gathering together in a crowd:
drought conditions lead to the congregation of animals around watering points
3 (often Congregation) (in the Roman Catholic Church) a permanent committee of the College of Cardinals:
the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
British (in some universities) a general assembly of resident senior members.
4a group of people obeying a common religious rule but under less solemn vows than members of the older religious orders:
the sisters of the Congregation of Our Lady
a group of communities within a religious order sharing particular historical or regional links.
late Middle English (in congregation (sense 2), congregation (sense 3), congregation (sense 4)): from Latin congregatio(n-), from congregare ‘collect (into a flock)’ (see congregate)