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 or confederate may refer to: Confederate state or confederation, a union of sovereign groups or communities Confederate States of America...
- America (CSA), commonly referred to as the Confederate States or the Confederacy, was an unrecognized breakaway state that existed from February 8, 1861...
- 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...
- Haudenosaunee (/ˌhoʊdinoʊˈʒoʊniː/; "People of the Longhouse") are an indigenous confederacy in northeast North America. They were known during the colonial years...
- The Blackfoot Confederacy, Niitsitapi or Siksikaitsitapi (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ, meaning "the people" or "Blackfoot-speaking real people"), is a historic collective...
- The Maratha Empire or the Maratha Confederacy was a power that dominated a large portion of the Indian subcontinent in the 18th century. The empire formally...
- force of the Confederate States of America (commonly referred to as the Confederacy) during the American Civil War (1861–1865), fighting against the United...
- The Northwestern Confederacy, or Northwestern Indian Confederacy, was a loose confederacy of Native Americans in the Great Lakes region of the United States...
- The Lost Cause of the Confederacy (or simply Lost Cause) is an American pseudohistorical negationist mythology that claims the cause of the Confederate...
- Captain Confederacy is an alternate history comic book by Will Shetterly and Vince Stone that was first published in 1986, revived in 1991–92, then published...