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Federation

Federation

WordNet



noun


(1)   The act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of its internal affairs
(2)   A union of political organizations
(3)   An organization formed by merging several groups or parties
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. An array of nations or states that are unified under one central authority which is elected by its members.
  2. The act of joining several states into the federation. (Australia)
    It is 106 years since federation.

Adjective



  1. Of an architectural style popular around the time of federation.
    We live in a federation house.


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