Definition of Confederations

1. Noun. (plural of confederation) ¹



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Definition of Confederations

1. confederation [n] - See also: confederation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confederations

confederalisms
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confederalists
confederate
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confederateships
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confederationism
confederationist
confederationists
confederations (current term)
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Literary usage of Confederations

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1. The Elements of International Law: With an Account of Its Origin, Sources by George Breckenridge Davis, Gordon Edward Sherman (1915)
"confederations. A confederation is an artificial state, resulting from the more or less complete union of two or more states. This involves the temporary or ..."

2. Introduction to the Study of Federal Government by Albert Bushnell Hart (1891)
"Elements of ancient confederations. — Neither the nature nor the conditions of federal government can be deduced by abstract reasoning; ..."

3. The Principles of International Law by Thomas Joseph Lawrence (1910)
"We have already called them confederations, in confederations. . ' . * order to distinguish them from the more closely united group to which we have given ..."

4. International Law by George Grafton Wilson, ( (1922)
"This division of international competence is usually a temporary compromise ending in new states 1 or in a close union. confederations pi • • • • • In the ..."

5. A General History of Rome from the Foundation of the City to the Fall of by Charles Merivale (1886)
"The barbarian confederations.—The Franks; the Alemanni.—Irruption into Italy.—The Goths cross the Euxine and ravage Asia Minor and Greece. ..."

6. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1768)
"... confederations, I3e. > abolition of military tenures, co-operated in ... confederations en tht ..."

7. A Fair Trial of the Important Question, Or the Rights of Election Asserted (1769)
"... It ought alfo to be attended to, that the writer of the confederations, has not given the ... not from the account given in the confederations) viz. No. ..."

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