Definition of 'confederation'
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It actually evolved as a " loose confederation of hill tribes. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The rest went to members of the South American confederation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'confederation'
British English: confederation NOUN
A confederation is an organization or group consisting of smaller groups or states, especially one that exists for business or political purposes.
…a confederation of small tribes.
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