Meaning of “confederacy” in the English Dictionary

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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)