HyperDic: confederacy

English > 4 senses of the word Confederacy / confederacy:
NOUNlocationConfederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, South, Dixie, Dixielandthe southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
groupconfederacy, confederation, federationa union of political organizations
groupconfederacy, conspiracya group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose
communicationconfederacy, conspiracya secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful / unlawful act
Confederacy / confederacy > pronunciation
Soundskahnfeh'derahsiy; kahnfeh'drahsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > Confederacy: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861.
SynonymsConfederate States, Confederate States of America, South, Dixie, Dixieland
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
MembersAlabama, Heart of Dixie, Camellia State, AL, Ala.A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
Arkansas, Land of Opportunity, AR, Ark.A state in south central United States
Florida, Sunshine State, Everglade State, FL, Fla.A state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico
Georgia, Empire State of the South, Peach State, GA, Ga.A state in southeastern United States
Louisiana, Pelican State, LA, La.A state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
Mississippi, Magnolia State, MS, Miss.A state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico
Missouri, Show Me State, MO, Mo.A midwestern state in central United States
North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State, NC, N.C.A state in southeastern United States
South Carolina, Palmetto State, SC, S.C.A state in the Deep South
Tennessee, Volunteer State, TN, Tenn.A state in east central United States
Texas, Lone-Star State, TX, Tex.The second largest state
Virginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.A state in the eastern United States
Attributessouthsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south
southernIn or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
Partsslave stateAny of the southern states in which slavery was legal prior to the American Civil War
SpanishConfederación, Confederate States of America, Estados Confederados de América
CatalanConfederació, Estats Confederats d'Amèrica
English > confederacy: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA union of political organizations.
Synonymsconfederation, federation
NarrowerCreek ConfederacyA North American Indian confederacy organized by the Muskogee that dominated the southeastern part of the United States before being removed to Oklahoma
Hanseatic LeagueA commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas
nationA federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes)
BroaderunionA political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations
Spanishconfederación, federación
Catalanconfederació, federació
Verbsconfederateform a confederation with
English > confederacy: 4 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose.
Synonymconspiracy
Membersconspirator, coconspirator, plotter, machinatorA member of a conspiracy
Broaderset, circle, band, lotAn unofficial association of people or groups
English > confederacy: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful / unlawful act.
Synonymconspiracy
Narrowerconspiracy of silenceA conspiracy not to talk about some situation or event
Broaderagreement, understandingThe statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
Spanishconspiración

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