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confederate

con·fed·er·ate

confederate

 
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: kn fe d riht
definition 1: joined or united in a confederacy; allied.
The confederate nations made a treaty to reduce their armies.
synonyms:
allied
similar words:
allied, associate, associated
definition 2: (capitalized) having to do with the eleven southern states that separated from the United States in 1860 and 1861.
His ancestor was a Confederate soldier.
similar words:
southern
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kn fe d riht
definition 1: a member of a group or confederacy; ally.
The confederates announced their alliance at a press conference.
synonyms:
ally
similar words:
associate, partner
definition 2: (capitalized) a person or state allied with the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War.
similar words:
southerner