What does Confederacy mean?

Definitions for Confederacykənˈfɛd ər ə si, -ˈfɛd rə si

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Confederacy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, South, Dixie, Dixieland(noun)

    the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861

  2. confederation, confederacy, federation(noun)

    a union of political organizations

  3. conspiracy, confederacy(noun)

    a group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose

  4. conspiracy, confederacy(noun)

    a secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act


  1. confederacy(Noun)

    an alliance

  2. Confederacy(ProperNoun)

    the informal name for the Confederate States of America, the collection of American states that seceded from the United States in 1861, and fought against the Union in the American Civil War.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confederacy(noun)

    a league or compact between two or more persons, bodies of men, or states, for mutual support or common action; alliance

  2. Confederacy(noun)

    the persons, bodies, states, or nations united by a league; a confederation

  3. Confederacy(noun)

    a combination of two or more persons to commit an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by unlawful means. See Conspiracy


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Confederacy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Confederacy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Bankhead:

    This is set up by Georgia law as a museum for the Confederacy.

  2. Sonya Patrick:

    The wealth of the confederacy was built on the backs of human slavery.

  3. Franklin Pierce:

    ...involuntary servitude, as it exists in different states of this confederacy, is recognized by the Constitution.

  4. Jonathan Swift:

    When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in confederacy against him.

  5. Jonathan Swift:

    When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.

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