assemblage

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 [əˈsɛmblɪdʒ]



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
as•sem•blage /əˈsɛmblɪdʒ/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. a group of persons or things:[countable]a great assemblage for the royal wedding.
  2. [uncountable] the act of assembling or the state of being assembled.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
as•sem•blage  (ə semblij; for 3, 4 also Fr. an blazh),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a group of persons or things gathered or collected;
    an assembly;
    collection;
    aggregate.
  2. the act of assembling;
    state of being assembled.
  3. Fine Art
    • a sculptural technique of organizing or composing into a unified whole a group of unrelated and often fragmentary or discarded objects.
    • a work of art produced by this technique. Cf. collage, found object, ready-made (def. 4).
  4. Archaeologythe aggregate of artifacts and other remains found on a site, considered as material evidence in support of a theory concerning the culture or cultures inhabiting it.
  • French; see assemble, -age
  • 1695–1705


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

assemblage /əˈsɛmblɪdʒ/ n
  1. a number of things or persons assembled together; collection; assembly
  2. the act or process of assembling or the state of being assembled
  3. /ˌæsəmˈblɑːʒ/ a three-dimensional work of art that combines various objects into an integrated whole



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