(?), n. [L. confoederatio: cf. F. confdration.] 1. The act of confederating; a league; a compact for mutual support; alliance, particularly of princes, nations, or states.
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The three princes enter into some strict league and confederation among themselves.
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This was no less than a political confederation of the colonies of New England.
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2. The parties that are confederated, considered as a unit; a confederacy.
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Articles of confederation. See under Article.
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