Definition of Confederacy. Meaning of Confederacy. Synonyms of Confederacy

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Definition of Confederacy

Confederacy
Confederacy Con*fed"er*a*cy, n. (Amer. Hist.) With the, the Confederate States of America.
Confederacy
Confederacy Con*fed"er*a*cy, n.; pl. Confederacies. [From Confederate, a.] 1. A league or compact between two or more persons, bodies of men, or states, for mutual support or common action; alliance. The friendships of the world are oft Confederacies in vice or leagues of pleasure. --Addison. He hath heard of our confederacy. --Shak. Virginia promoted a confederacy. --Bancroft. 2. The persons, bodies, states, or nations united by a league; a confederation. The Grecian common wealth, . . . the most heroic confederacy that ever existed. --Harris. Virgil has a whole confederacy against him. --Dryden. 3. (Law) A combination of two or more persons to commit an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by unlawful means. See Conspiracy. Syn: League; compact; alliance; association; union; combination; confederation.

Meaning of Confederacy from wikipedia

- Confederacy may refer to: A confederation, an ****ociation of sovereign states or communities. Examples include: Confederate tribes Confederate States...
- The Blackfoot Confederacy, Niitsitapi or Siksikaitsitapi (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ, meaning "the people" or "Blackfoot-speaking real people") is a historic collective name...
- The Maratha Empire or the Maratha Confederacy was an Indian power that dominated much of the Indian subcontinent in the 18th century. The empire formally...
- A Confederacy of Dunces is a picaresque novel by American novelist John Kennedy Toole which reached publication in 1980, eleven years after Toole's suicide...
- referred to as the Confederacy or the South, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865. The Confederacy was originally formed...
- American confederacy. They were known during the colonial years to the French as the "Iroquois League", and later as the "Iroquois Confederacy", and to...
- The Wabanaki Confederacy (Wabenaki, Wobanaki, translated roughly as "People of the First Light" or "People of the Dawnland") are a First Nations and Native...
- The Muscogee, also known as the Cr**** and the Cr**** Confederacy, are a closely related group of native North American tribes or Indigenous peoples of...
- pronunciation: [ka.ja]) was a confederacy of territorial polities in the Nakdong River basin of southern Korea, growing out of the Byeonhan confederacy of the Samhan...
- Confederate States of America, or the South. The Confederacy grew to include eleven slave states. The Confederacy was never diplomatically recognized by the...
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