noun staa·ten·bund \ˈshtätənˌbu̇nd\

Definition of staatenbund



  1. :  a league of states in which each participating state retains full sovereignty :  confederacy 3 —contrasted with Bundesstaat

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Origin and Etymology of staatenbund

German, from staaten (plural of staat state) + bund federation, league — more at bundesstaat, bund

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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