gathering together

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Grave thoughts were gathering together in his mind.
Dr Mahathir, who is currently on a one-day visit to Kelantan, then attended a friendly gathering together with Kelantan PH leaders at the same hotel.
KALA SHAH KAKU:Imam-e-Kaaba Dr Saleh bin Muhammad Al-Talib led the Friday prayers at the Jamiat Ahle-e-Hadithcentre in Kala Shah Kaku which saw thousands of people gathering together to offer the prayers behind the Imam.On the occasion, strict security arrangements were ensured to avoid any untoward situation as officers were deployed at exit and entrance points.
Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims attend evening and night prayers at Mecca's Grand Mosque gathering together from all parts of the world to perform the annual pilgrimage of Haj.
How apt that this particular route is called Katipunan, which means 'a gathering together.' You may think of it as though we are gathered literally to the point that we cause congestion, but I like to think of it as comparable to those Filipinos who gathered together and fought for freedom during our nation's Spanish colonization.
Gathering together the works of Icelandic poets over the course of several centuries, this collection shows the long-lasting impact and rich traditions of poetry in Iceland.
The two-day forum is one of a regular series of United Nations-sponsored discussions gathering together U.N.
3 : the act of gathering together <The right of assembly is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.>
PERHAPS I am a cynic but I very much doubt whether the Labour MPs who are gathering together to remove Brown from his position as Prime Minister are genuinely concerned about the welfare of the country.
For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature,
The League of New Hampshire Craftmen has released its annual ornament for 2006 entitled "Gathering Together" by Grafton jeweler Susanne Rowe.
Pow Wows are a lot more than just a bunch of people gathering together to dance in elaborate costumes, plumage, and beadwork.