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 for nexus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nexus \Nex"us\, n. [L.]
     Connection; tie.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Man is doubtless one by some subtile nexus . . .
           extending from the new-born infant to the superannuated
           dotard.                                  --De Quincey.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nexus
      n 1: the means of connection between things linked in series
           [syn: link, nexus]
      2: a connected series or group

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  62 Moby Thesaurus words for "nexus":
     Indian file, array, articulation, bank, buzz, catena, catenation,
     chain, chain reaction, chaining, concatenation, connection,
     consecution, continuum, course, cycle, descent, drone,
     endless belt, endless round, file, filiation, gamut, gradation,
     hum, knot, ligament, ligature, line, lineage, link, monotone,
     pendulum, periodicity, plenum, powder train, progression, queue,
     range, rank, recurrence, reticulation, rotation, round, routine,
     row, run, scale, sequence, series, single file, spectrum, string,
     succession, swath, thread, tie, tier, train, vinculum, windrow,
     yoke
  
  

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