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coincidence
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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Definition
a situation where two things happened at the same time or in the same way by chance even though it was unlikely

(for example, if two students in the same class met by accident while visiting another country)
  • Well, there is at least a curious coincidence of dates.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (78% in)
  • If we could fly out of that window hand in hand, hover over this great city, gently remove the roofs, and peep in at the queer things which are going on, the strange coincidences, the plannings, the cross-purposes, the wonderful chains of events, working through generations, and leading to the most outré results, it would make all fiction with its conventionalities and foreseen conclusions most stale and unprofitable.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (1% in)

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