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confederacynoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /kənˈfed.ər.ə.si/ us   /kənˈfed.ɚ.ə.si/
the situation in which states or people join together for a particular purpose, usually related to politics or trade

the Confederacynoun [S]

uk   /ˌkənˈfed.ər.ə.si/ us   /ˌkənˈfed.ər.ə.si/
the union of southern American states that fought against the northern states in the American Civil War and were defeated in 1865
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Confederacynoun [C/U]

us   /kənˈfed·ər·ə·si/ also confederacy
US history the eleven southern states that left the US and fought against the north in the US Civil War
A confederacy is also a confederation.
(Definition of Confederacy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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