Meaning of COINCIDENCE in English

COINCIDENCE

/koh in"si deuhns/ , n.

1. a striking occurrence of two or more events at one time apparently by mere chance: Our meeting in Venice was pure coincidence.

2. the condition or fact of coinciding.

3. an instance of this.

[ 1595-1605; COINCID(ENT) + -ENCE ]

Syn. 1. accident, luck, fate.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .