Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - An alliance between persons, parties, states, etc., for some purpose. The southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861.

Usage examples (39)
  • Lincoln refused to recognize the confederacy as an independent nation, and he insisted on the restoration of the Union without slavery.
  • That flag and the confederacy is a sign of racism and pro-slavery.
  • To black people (myself being one) – the confederacy is akin to nazi germany.
  • Any attempt to seperate slavery and confederacy is folly. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.