Usage examples for conjunction

  1. " His father talked to him very decidedly; but to- night there happens to be a conjunction of I don't know what planets; it is a great night at the Observatory, and he did not feel willing to dispense with-" " It is inconceivable that a man should be so foolish!" – The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honore de Balzac
  2. The king was accordingly called upon to continue the war against the common enemy, and the States- General offered, over and above the four hundred and fifty thousand florins promised by them for the support of the four thousand infantry for the year 1598, to bring their whole military power, horse and foot, into the field to sustain his Majesty in the war, whether separately or in conjunction whether in the siege of cities or in open campaigns. – History of the United Netherlands, 1598 by John Lothrop Motley