con·​fed·​er·​al | \ kən-ˈfe-d(ə-)rəl How to pronounce confederal (audio) \

Definition of confederal

: of or relating to a confederation

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Recent Examples on the Web What amount to marks the city councils have ordered the removal of confederal monuments from public spaces, removing history altogether, rather than allowing the next generation to see it, interpret it and yes, debate it. Fox News, "Mike Huckabee: Peter Fonda ought to be in jail," 27 June 2018

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First Known Use of confederal

1780, in the meaning defined above

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“Confederal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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