Definition of Alliances

1. Noun. (plural of alliance) ¹



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Definition of Alliances

1. alliance [n] - See also: alliance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alliances

alleycats
alleyed
alleygating
alleylike
alleys
alleyway
alleyways
allgood
allheal
allheals
alliable
alliaceous
alliaceous plant
alliance
allianced
alliances (current term)
alliancing
alliaphage
alliaphages
alliaunce
allice
allice shad
allices
alliciency
allicin
allicins
allide
allided
allides
alliding

Literary usage of Alliances

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1. Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political by John Joseph Lalor (1883)
"There are three chief classes of political alliances: alliances of blood alliances of ideas or principles, and alliances of interest. ..."

2. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1905)
"All three may be alliances, either general alliances, in which case the allies are united against any possible enemy whatever, or particular alliances ..."

3. International Law; Or, Rules Regulating the Intercourse of States in Peace by Henry Wager Halleck (1861)
"Some alliances are both offensive and defensive; others are only defensive; but there is seldom ... The character of such alliances is discussed elsewhere. ..."

4. The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature, Applied to the by Emer de Vattel, Joseph Chitty (1883)
"But great circumspection is to be used in forming snch alliances. Engagements by which a nation may be drawn into a war at a moment when she least expects ..."

5. The Law of Nations; Or, Principles of the Law of Nature, Applied to the by Emer de Vattel (1863)
"Some alliances are both offensive and defensive ; and there seldom is an ... But it is very usual for alliances to be j 324 ] purely defensive: and these ..."

6. The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature Applied to the by Emmerich de Vattell, Emer de Vattel (1797)
"... all their alliances and treaties fall to the ground with the public power that had ... and rendering their alliances durable. ..."

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