Definition of Federation

1. Noun. An organization formed by merging several groups or parties.




2. Noun. A union of political organizations.
Exact synonyms: Confederacy, Confederation
Specialized synonyms: Nation, Creek Confederacy, Hanseatic League
Generic synonyms: Union
Derivative terms: Confederate, Confederate, Federate

3. Noun. The act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of its internal affairs.
Generic synonyms: Constitution, Establishment, Formation, Organisation, Organization
Derivative terms: Federate

Definition of Federation

1. n. The act of uniting in a league; confederation.

Definition of Federation

1. Noun. Act of joining together into a single (political) (entity). ¹

2. Noun. Array of (nations) or states that are (unified) under one central authority which is elected by its members. ¹

3. Noun. Any (society) or organisation formed from separate groups or bodies. ¹

4. Adjective. (Australia) Of an architectural style popular around the time of federation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Federation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Federation

federalizations
federalize
federalized
federalizes
federalizing
federally
federals
federaries
federary
federast
federasts
federate
federated
federates
federating
federation (current term)
federation of tribes
federations
federative
federatively
federator
federators
federita
fedex
fedexed
fedexes
fedexing
fedifragous
fedity
fedora

Literary usage of Federation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association (1921)
"Ninth, with a good federation, the several agencies even more than before think of themselves as members one of another; if any benefits, all rejoice; ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"The committee recommended that the federation take up this matter with the ... The committee on publication recommended that the federation publish its ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Edward Aloysius Pace (1922)
"American federation of Labor, THE, was organized at Columbus, Ohio, 8 December, 1886, by a convention composed of representatives of the national and ..."

4. The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot by Illinois Chicago Commission on Race Relations (1922)
"John Riley, Negro organizer for the American federation of Labor in the Stock Yards district. Max Brodsky, secretary-treasurer,Local 100, ..."

5. The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot by Chicago Commission on Race Relations (1922)
"John Riley, Negro organizer for the American federation of Labor in the Stock Yards district. Max Brodsky, secretary-treasurer,Local 100, ..."

6. The History of Political Parties in the Province of New York, 1760-1776 by Carl Lotus Becker (1908)
"I. The federation does not report Its membership. The report of the Colorado Bureau of Labor Statistics for 1901-2 estimated the membership at 48000. ..."

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