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Self-determination could mean independence, confederacy, federal and autonomy.
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Meaning of "confederacy" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONFEDERACY

From Anglo-French confederacie, from Late Latin confoederātiō agreement, confederation.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONFEDERACY

confederacy  [kənˈfɛdərəsɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONFEDERACY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Confederacy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONFEDERACY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Confederacy

Confederacy may refer to: A confederation, an association of sovereign states or communities. Examples include: ▪ Confederate States of America, eleven southern states of the United States of America between 1861 and 1865. "Confederacy" may also reference the military armed forces of the CSA, such as: ▪ Confederate States Army ▪ Confederate States Marine Corps ▪ Confederate States Navy ▪ Confederate Ireland ▪ Canadian Confederation ▪ Confederation of the Rhine ▪ Crown of Aragon ▪ Gaya Confederacy, an ancient grouping of territorial polities in southern Korea ▪ German Confederation ▪ Iroquois Confederacy, group of united Native American nations in both Canada and the United States of America ▪ Maratha Confederacy ▪ North German Confederation ▪ Peru-Bolivian Confederation of 1836–1839 ▪ Powhatan Confederacy ▪ Sikh Confederacy ▪ Swiss Confederation ▪ Old Swiss Confederacy ▪ Three Confederate States of Gojoseon of the Korean Bronze Age ▪ Western Confederacy...

Definition of confederacy in the English dictionary

The definition of confederacy in the dictionary is a union or combination of peoples, states, etc; alliance; league. Other definition of confederacy is a combination of groups or individuals for unlawful purposes.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONFEDERACY


accuracy
ˈækjʊrəsɪ
aliteracy
eɪˈlɪtərəsɪ
conspiracy
kənˈspɪrəsɪ
curacy
ˈkjʊərəsɪ
degeneracy
dɪˈdʒɛnərəsɪ
democracy
dɪˈmɒkrəsɪ
federacy
ˈfɛdərəsɪ
hypocrisy
hɪˈpɒkrəsɪ
illiteracy
ɪˈlɪtərəsɪ
innumeracy
ɪnˈjuːmərəsɪ
inveteracy
ɪnˈvɛtərəsɪ
itineracy
ɪˈtɪnərəsɪ
literacy
ˈlɪtərəsɪ
numeracy
ˈnjuːmərəsɪ
piracy
ˈpaɪrəsɪ
preliteracy
priːˈlɪtərəsɪ
regeneracy
rɪˈdʒɛnərəsɪ
retiracy
rɪˈtaɪərəsɪ
subliteracy
sʌbˈlɪtərəsɪ
unregeneracy
ˌʌnrɪˈdʒɛnərəsɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONFEDERACY

confectionary
confectioner
confectioner´s
confectioner´s shop
confectioneries
confectioners´ sugar
confectionery
confectionery sugar
Confed.
confederacies
confederal
confederate
Confederate States of America
confederation
confederationism
confederationist
confederative
confer
conferee
conference

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONFEDERACY

antipiracy
aristocracy
autocracy
computer literacy
Delian Confederacy
emotional literacy
functional illiteracy
inaccuracy
kleptocracy
liberal democracy
magistracy
meritocracy
pinpoint accuracy
plutocracy
racy
social democracy
technocracy
the Confederacy
theocracy
Tracy

Synonyms and antonyms of confederacy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONFEDERACY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «confederacy» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of confederacy

Translation of «confederacy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONFEDERACY

Find out the translation of confederacy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of confederacy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «confederacy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

同盟
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

confederación
570 millions of speakers

English

confederacy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

महासंघ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكونفدرالية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

конфедерация
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

confederação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সঙ্ঘ মৈত্রী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

confédération
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Konfederasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

konföderation
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

同盟
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

동맹
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Konfederasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

liên bang
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூட்டமைப்பின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संघ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

devletler birliği
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

confederazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

konfederacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Конфедерація
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

confederație
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνομοσπονδία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sameswering
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

confederacy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

konføderasjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of confederacy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONFEDERACY»

The term «confederacy» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.593 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONFEDERACY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «confederacy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «confederacy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about confederacy

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7 QUOTES WITH «CONFEDERACY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word confederacy.
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John Brough
You can do but one of these things; it is folly to attempt anything else, for there cannot exist a slave confederacy and a free confederacy side by side upon this continent.
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Corrine Brown
Southern states in the confederacy were not ready to give up their fight to secede or give up their way of life, which was made possible in large part through the blood, sweat and tears of African slaves.
3
Martin Van Buren
Our country presents on every side the evidences of that continued favor under whose auspices it, has gradually risen from a few feeble and dependent colonies to a prosperous and powerful confederacy.
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Franklin Pierce
The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded.
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Jonathan Swift
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.
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Jalal Talabani
Self-determination could mean independence, confederacy, federal and autonomy.
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Mercy Otis Warren
The United States form a young republic, a confederacy which ought ever to be cemented by a union of interests and affection, under the influence of those principles which obtained their independence.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONFEDERACY»

Discover the use of confederacy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to confederacy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Confederacy of Dunces
"A Confederacy of Dunces" is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero is one Ignatius J. Reilly, "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, and a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter.
John Kennedy Toole, 2007
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A Confederacy of Dunces
Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, --selfish, domineering, deluded, tragic and larger than life-- is a noble crusader against a world of dunces.
John Kennedy Toole, 2004
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A Confederacy of Dunces
Louisiana State University Press celebrates A Confederacy of Dunces' twentieth year with this anniversary edition, which includes a new introduction by Andrei Codrescu that examines the relationship of this modern-day classic to the city ...
John Kennedy Toole, 1980
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Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of ...
Alexander was involved in nearly all of the great battles of the East, from First Manass Rescued from an archive and published only eight years ago, this private memoir by Confederate General Porter Alexander is now recognized as one of the ...
Edward Porter Alexander, Gary W. Gallagher, 1998
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Why the Confederacy Lost
Provocatively argued and engagingly written, this work rejects the notion that the Union victory was inevitable and shows the importance of the commanders, strategies, and victories at key moments.
Gabor S. Boritt, 1992
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The Iroquois: The Six Nations Confederacy
Looks at the customs, family life, history, government, culture, and daily life of the Iroquois nations of New York and Ontario.
Mary Englar, 2003
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Sisters of the Confederacy (A Secret Refuge Book #2)
Unforgettable Courage and Romance From Lauraine Snelling Warming countless hearts and bringing history to life, Lauraine Snelling's Sisters of the Confederacy is an exciting tale of courage, adventure, and romance.
Lauraine Snelling, 2000
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Encyclopedia of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy)
A comprehensive reference work on the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy), containing over 200 entries covering history, present-day issues such as gambling, pollution, and taxation, and contributions which this important confederacy made ...
Bruce Elliott Johansen, Barbara Alice Mann, 2000
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Foreigners in the Confederacy
Covering the complete story of the activities of th
Ella Lonn, 2002
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The Lost Colony of the Confederacy
The Lost Colony of the Confederacy is the story of a grim, quixotic journey of twenty thousand Confederates to Brazil at the end of the American Civil War.
Eugene C. Harter, 1985

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONFEDERACY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term confederacy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Connecticut connections to Confederacy might cause name changes
“Slavery created such income inequality in modern day America that anything having to do with the Confederacy belongs in a museum,” said ... «FOX CT, Jul 15»
2
John M. Crisp: Should we feel shame or pride for the Confederacy?
John M. Crisp, an op-ed columnist for Tribune News Service, teaches in the English Department at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas. «Lima Ohio, Jul 15»
3
The Confederacy confronts Texans at their state Capitol
Shelby Little of Georgetown wears an early Confederate uniform at the Texas Capitol's monument to the Confederate war dead in this 2011 ... «Fort Worth Star Telegram, Jul 15»
4
Confederacy exclusion protest interrupts Florida's Veterans Hall of …
TALLAHASSEE — A ceremony to induct five men into Florida's Veterans Hall of Fame found itself briefly caught up in small protest over a ... «Florida Times-Union, Jul 15»
5
Jumping on the anti-Confederacy bandwagon
However, the second part of AB 539 is troubling for its reach. It would prohibit the use of names associated with the Confederacy, not just Gen. «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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Your Mail 7-8: No shooting outcry, Confederacy symbols
Race hustlers silent. Over the Fourth of July weekend, as our nation celebrated its 239th birthday, the city of Chicago had 10 murders, one of ... «Alexandria Town Talk, Jul 15»
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Confederate flag will continue to fly at Dodge Co. courthouse
"I am the son of the confederacy. I am. We're the true sons and daughters of the confederate. Ask yourself why did we fight? We fought about ... «13WMAZ, Jul 15»
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The Confederacy Is Alive and Well in Texas
People are so eager to tell us why we are lucky to live in Austin. They tell us about the live music, the tacos and, of course, how friendly and welcoming people ... «Progressive.org, Jul 15»
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Beyond the South: Organizations rethink honoring historical figures …
The onetime slave owner rose to the rank of lieutenant general while fighting for the Confederacy during the Civil War. He later became ... «New Haven Register, Jul 15»
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Chapters conduct deed transfer for Lauderdale Springs …
Members of Winnie Davis Chapter #24, United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC), and W. D. Cameron Camp #1221, Sons of Confederate ... «Meridian Star, Jul 15»

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