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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Confederation \Con*fed'er*a"tion\, noun [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) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: the state of being allied or confederated [syn: {alliance}, {confederation}]

2: a union of political organizations [syn: {confederation}, {confederacy}, {federation}]

3: the act of forming an alliance or confederation [syn: {confederation}, {alliance}]

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