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Confederation

2 entries found.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

Confederation \Con*fed`er*a"tion\, n. [L. confoederatio: cf. F.
   conf['e]d['e]ration.]
   1. The act of confederating; a league; a compact for mutual
      support; alliance, particularly of princes, nations, or
      states.

            The three princes enter into some strict league and
            confederation among themselves.       --Bacon.

            This was no less than a political confederation of
            the colonies of New England.          --Palfrey.

   2. The parties that are confederated, considered as a unit; a
      confederacy.

   {Articles of confederation}. See under {Article}.

From WordNet (r) 1.6 [wn]

confederation
     n 1: the state of being allied or confederated [syn: {alliance}]
     2: a union of political organizations [syn: {confederacy}, {federation}]
     3: the act of forming an alliance or confederation [syn: {alliance}]

Confederation

2 entries found.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

Confederation \Con*fed`er*a"tion\, n. [L. confoederatio: cf. F.
   conf['e]d['e]ration.]
   1. The act of confederating; a league; a compact for mutual
      support; alliance, particularly of princes, nations, or
      states.

            The three princes enter into some strict league and
            confederation among themselves.       --Bacon.

            This was no less than a political confederation of
            the colonies of New England.          --Palfrey.

   2. The parties that are confederated, considered as a unit; a
      confederacy.

   {Articles of confederation}. See under {Article}.

From WordNet (r) 1.6 [wn]

confederation
     n 1: the state of being allied or confederated [syn: {alliance}]
     2: a union of political organizations [syn: {confederacy}, {federation}]
     3: the act of forming an alliance or confederation [syn: {alliance}]