Definitions for Factionˈfæk ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fac•tionˈfæk ʃən(n.)

  1. a group or clique within a larger party or organization.

  2. party strife and intrigue; dissension.

Origin of faction:

1500–10; < L factiō action of making, social connections, faction

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabal, faction, junto, camarilla(noun)

    a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue

  2. faction, sect(noun)

    a dissenting clique

Webster Dictionary

  1. Faction(noun)

    one of the divisions or parties of charioteers (distinguished by their colors) in the games of the circus

  2. Faction(noun)

    a party, in political society, combined or acting in union, in opposition to the government, or state; -- usually applied to a minority, but it may be applied to a majority; a combination or clique of partisans of any kind, acting for their own interests, especially if greedy, clamorous, and reckless of the common good

  3. Faction(noun)

    tumult; discord; dissension

Freebase

  1. Faction

    Faction is an uncensored rock, punk, hip hop, and heavy metal music mixed channel on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 41, XM Satellite Radio channel 41 and Dish Network channel 6041. Until February 9, 2010, it was heard on DirecTV. It is also one of five alternative rock channels on Sirius XM Radio. The station plays such popular acts as Avenged Sevenfold, A Day to Remember, The Devil Wears Prada, NOFX, Beastie Boys, The Bronx, Bring Me The Horizon, Parkway Drive, Eminem, Wu-Tang Clan, Cypress Hill and others. Faction is also home to The Jason Ellis Show, Radio Bam, The Mosely Method with Johnny Mosely, Marky Ramone's Punk Rock Blitzkrieg, Do It Yourself Radio, Tony Hawk's Demolition Radio, The Cosmic Commander's Sonic Reduction, and hourly FU's.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Faction' in Nouns Frequency: #2375


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

faction(noun)

a group or party that belongs to, and usually dissents from, a larger group.

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