Definition for A-BUND'ANCE

A-BUND'ANCE, n. [F. abondance. See Abound.]

Great plenty; an overflowing quantity; ample sufficiency: in strictness applicable to quantity only; but customarily used of number, as an abundance of peasants. – Addison. In Scripture, The attendance of the rich is great wealth. – Eccl. v. Mark xii. Luke xxi. The abundance of the seas is great plenty of fish. – Deut. xxxiii. It denotes also fullness, overflowing; as, The abundance of the heart. – Matt. xii. Luke vi.

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