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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - 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; A union of political organizations;

Usage examples (34)
  • The creation of the federation is being announced at a Tea Party Express rally Thursday morning in St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Renewing the Canadian federation is not an end in itself.
  • I deny that the advocate of federation is under any obligation to give a plan complete in every detail.
  • Right now the federation is running the league, which is not an optimal situation for anyone, Garber said. for more
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