Confederacy

Confederacy

Confederacy may refer to:

A Confederation, an association of sovereign states or communities. Examples include:

Fictional confederacies

  • Breen Confederacy, a political entity in the Star Trek universe
  • Capellan Confederation, a political entity in the Battletech universe
  • Galactic Confederacy, part of the Scientology mythos
  • Terran Confederacy, a political entity in the StarCraft universe
  • Terran Confederation, a political entity in the Wing Commander universe
  • The Confederacy of Independent Systems, a secessionist political entity in the Star Wars universe
  • Confederation of Planet Omega, from the animated series Once Upon a Time... Space

See also

  • A Confederacy of Dunces, a novel written by John Kennedy Toole, published in 1980
  • Confederate Motor Company, an American manufacturer of motorcycles
  • 1932 Chevrolet Confederate Series BA, an automobile
  • Federacy, where one or several states or regions enjoy considerably more independence than the majority
  • Federation, a union comprising a number of partially self-governing states or regions united by a central government

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  • Confederacy — Con*fed er*a*cy, n.; pl. {Confederacies}. [From {Confederate}, a.] 1. A league or compact between two or more persons, bodies of men, or states, for mutual support or common action; alliance. [1913 Webster] The friendships of the world are oft… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • confederacy — I (compact) noun affiliation, alignment, alliance, association, body, cartel, coalition, combination, combine, concurrence, confederation, confraternity, consolidation, coterie, federation, fellowship, foedus, fusion, guild, league, pactum, set,… …   Law dictionary

  • confederacy — late 14c., from Anglo Fr. confederacie (O.Fr. confederacie), from stem of L. confoederatio, from confoederare (see CONFEDERATE (Cf. confederate)). Earliest in reference to leagues of classical Greek states (Aetolian, Achaean, etc.), later of the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • confederacy — ► NOUN (pl. confederacies) 1) a league or alliance, especially of confederate states. 2) (the Confederacy) the Confederate states of the US …   English terms dictionary

  • confederacy — [kən fed′ər ə sē] n. pl. confederacies [ME & OFr confederacie < LL confoederatus: see CONFEDERATE] 1. people, groups, nations, or states united for some common purpose 2. a league or alliance formed by such a union; federation or confederation …   English World dictionary

  • Confederacy — Con*fed er*a*cy, n. (Amer. Hist.) With the, the Confederate States of America. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Confederacy — Confederacy, the also the Confederate States in the American Civil War, the southern states of the US, which fought the northern states (the Union) and lost …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • confederacy — confederacy, confederation federation, coalition, fusion, *alliance, league …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • confederacy — [n] coalition alliance, anschluss, bond, compact, confederation, conspiracy, covenant, federation, government, league, organization, union; concepts 299,301 …   New thesaurus

  • confederacy — /keuhn fed euhr euh see, fed reuh see/, n., pl. confederacies. 1. an alliance between persons, parties, states, etc., for some purpose. 2. a group of persons, parties, states, etc., united by such a confederacy. 3. a combination of persons for… …   Universalium

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