Webster 1913 Edition
The condition of occupying the same place in space;
coincidenceof circles, surfaces, etc.
The condition or fact of happening at the same time;
coincidenceof the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
Exact correspondence in nature, character, result, circumstances, etc.; concurrence; agreement.
The very concurrence and
coincidenceof so many evidences . . . carries a great weight.
Sir M. Hale.
Those who discourse . . . of the nature of truth . . . affirm a perfect
coincidencebetween truth and goodness.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The falling or meeting of two or more lines, surfaces, or bodies in the same point.
2.Concurrence; consistency; agreement; as the coincidence of two or more opinions; coincidence of evidences.
3.A meeting of events in time; concurrence; a happening at the same time; as coincidence of events.