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Definition of Alliance

Alliance
Alliance Al*li"ance, v. t. To connect by alliance; to ally. [Obs.]
Alliance
Alliance Al*li"ance, n. [OE. aliaunce, OF. aliance, F. alliance, fr. OF. alier, F. allier. See Ally, and cf. LL. alligantia.] 1. The state of being allied; the act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties, etc., especially between families by marriage and states by compact, treaty, or league; as, matrimonial alliances; an alliance between church and state; an alliance between France and England. 2. Any union resembling that of families or states; union by relationship in qualities; affinity. The alliance of the principles of the world with those of the gospel. --C. J. Smith. The alliance . . . between logic and metaphysics. --Mansel. 3. The persons or parties allied. --Udall. Syn: Connection; affinity; union; confederacy; confederation; league; coalition.

Meaning of Alliance from wikipedia

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- The Afghan Northern Alliance, officially known as the United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan (Persian: جبهه متحد اسلامی ملی برای نجات افغانستان‎...
- A subsidiary alliance, in South Asian history, was a tributary alliance between an Indian state and a European East India Company. The system of subsidiary...
- David Alliance, Baron Alliance, CBE (Persian: داوود آلیانس‎, Hebrew: דייוויד אליאנס‎; born 15 June 1932) is an Iranian-British businessman and Liberal...
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