Definition of Faction. Meaning of Faction. Synonyms of Faction

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Definition of Faction

Faction
Faction Fac"tion, n. [L. factio a doing, a company of persons acting together, a faction: cf. F. faction See Fashion.] 1. (Anc. Hist.) One of the divisions or parties of charioteers (distinguished by their colors) in the games of the circus. 2. A party, in political society, combined or acting in union, in opposition to the government, or state; -- usually applied to a minority, but it may be applied to a majority; a combination or clique of partisans of any kind, acting for their own interests, especially if greedy, clamorous, and reckless of the common good. 3. Tumult; discord; dissension. They remained at Newbury in great faction among themselves. --Clarendon. Syn: Combination; clique; junto. See Cabal.

Meaning of Faction from wikipedia

- Look up -faction, faction, factionalism, or factions in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Faction or factionalism may refer to: Political faction, a group...
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- A political faction is a group of people with a common political purpose, especially a subgroup of a political party that has interests or opinions different...
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- The Magdalo was a faction of the Katipunan (a Philippine revolutionary organization with the aim to gain independence from Spain during the Philippine...
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- The Red Army Faction (RAF, German: [ɛʁʔaːˈʔɛf] ; German: Rote Armee Fraktion, pronounced [ˌʁoː.tə aʁˈmeː fʁakˌt͡si̯oːn] ), also known as the Baader–Meinhof...
- A rebel faction usually refers to a rebellious group. Rebel faction may also refer to: Nationalist faction during the Spanish Civil War Rebel Red Guards...
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