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  Definition of Confederacy
  1. a secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act
  2. a group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose
  3. a union of political organizations
  4. the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
Similar Words: conspiracy, confederacy, confederation, federation, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, South, Dixie, Dixieland

 

Hyponyms: conspiracy of silence, nation, Creek Confederacy, Hanseatic League

 

Attributes: south, southern

 

Derivational Morphology: conspire, collude, federate, federalize, federalise, confederate, band together

 

 
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