Bundesstaat

noun Bun·des·staat \ -dəs(h)ˌshtät , G -täät \

Definition of Bundesstaat

plural -s
:a federated state :federation 2a contrasted with Staatenbund

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Origin and Etymology of bundesstaat

German, from bundes (genitive of bund) + staat state, from Middle High German stat condition, from Latin status condition, position


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