the Confederacy

Definition of the Confederacy

  1. :  the group of 11 southern states that separated themselves from the U.S. during the American Civil War

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  1. :  a league or compact for mutual support or common action :  alliance

    :  a combination of persons for unlawful purposes :  conspiracy

    :  the body formed by persons, states, or nations united by a league

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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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