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used in Catch-22

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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)
  • There was a sinister and unlikely coincidence exposed that was too diabolical in implication to be anything less than the most hideous of omens.
    Chapter 21 — General Dreedle (2% in)
  • What a charming coincidence!
    Chapter 23 — Natley's Old Man (61% in)
  • The chaplain lit up with excitement at this new coincidence.
    Chapter 25 — The Chaplain (53% in)
  • The sinister coincidence shook him and filled him with doubt and dread.
    Chapter 39 — The Eternal City (64% in)

There are no more uses of "coincidence" in Catch-22.

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