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confederations, plural;
  1. An organization that consists of a number of parties or groups united in an alliance or league
    • - a confederation of trade unions
  2. A more or less permanent union of countries with some or most political power vested in a central authority
    • - Canada became a confederation in 1867
  3. The action of confederating or the state of being confederated
    • - a referendum on confederation

  1. alliance: the state of being allied or confederated
  2. a union of political organizations
  3. the act of forming an alliance or confederation
  4. (confederative) allied: united in a confederacy or league
  5. A confederation is an association of sovereign member states, that by treaty have delegated certain of their competences (or powers) to common institutions, in order to coordinate their policies in a number of areas, without constituting a new state on top of the member states. ...
  6. The 44th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), also known as ConFederation, was held 28 August – 1 September 1986 at the Marriott Marquis and Atlanta Hilton in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  7. Canadian Confederation (Confédération canadienne) was the process by which the federal Dominion of Canada was formed, officially beginning on July 1, 1867. On that date, three British colonies were formed into four Canadian provinces. ...
  8. Escape Velocity is a single-player role-playing space trading and combat game series first introduced in 1996 by Ambrosia Software for the Apple Macintosh. ...
  9. A konfederacja (Polish for "confederation") was an ad hoc association formed by Polish-Lithuanian nobility, clergy, cities or military forces in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth for the attainment of stated aims. ...
  10. Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise conceived by George Lucas. The first film in the franchise was originally released on May 25, 1977, by 20th Century Fox, and became a worldwide pop culture phenomenon, followed by two sequels, released at three-year intervals. ...
  11. In Canada, the federal union of provinces and territories which formed Canada, beginning with New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec, and later including all the others. In Canada, the date of Confederation; 1 July 1867; In Newfoundland, the political union of Newfoundland with Canada. ...
  12. association of sovereign states (or States) by a treaty or agreement.   It deals with issues such as defense, foreign affairs, trade, and a common currency.
  13. a group of independent nations or states joined together. The Confederation was the word that referred to the United States before the Constitution was adopted.
  14. An alliance or union between people, groups or countries.
  15. Organization responsible for football in their region (see acronyms)
  16. A voluntary association of states; usually limits central authority to foreign affairs and is less permanent than a federation. A political system where states or regional governments retain ultimate authority, except for powers expressly delegated to a central government.
  17. A union of states in which each member state retains some independent control over internal and external affairs. Thus, for international purposes, there are separate states, not just one state. ...
  18. A group of people or organizations brought together for a common purpose.
  19. A political system based on the voluntary association of independent states that, to secure some common purpose, agree to certain limitations on their freedom of action and establish some joint machinery of consultation. ...
  20. a group of states which join together to execute some government functions, such as the conduct of defense or foreign policy, but remain independent, sovereign states. The U.S. was a confederation from 1778 until 1787, after which it became a federation.
  21. A confederation is an object inside a Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Autonomous System (AS) that is a subset of routing instances in the AS. ...
  22. class dreadnoughts often filled the role of flagship, a notable instance being the TCS Concordia, by far the most famous example of this class. The Concordia served as the flagship of Admiral Geoffrey Tolwyn and served with great distinction during the Enigma Sector Campaign. ...
  23. CONCACAF (North America)