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Definitions of confederacy

  1. the 11 southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861 Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a union of political organizations Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861 Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. A league or compact between two or more persons, bodies of men, or states, for mutual support or common action; alliance. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. The persons, bodies, states, or nations united by a league; a confederation. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A combination of two or more persons to commit an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by unlawful means. See Conspiracy. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. With the, the Confederate States of America. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Persons, states, or nations united for mutual support or joint action; alliance; Confederacy, the Confederate; States of America. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. A league or mutual engagement: persons or states united by a league. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. A league; alliance; coalition. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. A number of states or persons allied; a league; confederation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A contract between two or more persons, bodies of men, or states, combined in support of each other in some act or enterprise; federal compact; the confederate bodies; a combination or coalition. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Persons, states, or nations united by a league; a combination for any unlawful purpose. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. League, alliance; conspiracy; collusion; body of confederate persons or States, as Southern C., Confederate States of America. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  17. n. A league; union between two or more persons, bodies of men, or states; —the persons or states united by a league a; —combination; coalition; conspiracy. Cabinet Dictionary
  18. League, union, engagement. Complete Dictionary
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