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confederacy

con·fed·er·a·cy

confederacy

 
pronunciation:
kn fe d r si
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part of speech: noun
inflections: confederacies
definition 1: an alliance or union of people, groups, states, or nations.
synonyms:
alliance, confederation, league, union
similar words:
association, corporation, federation, organization, partnership
definition 2: (capitalized) the eleven southern states that seceded from the United States in 1860 and 186l.
similar words:
South
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