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Federation

A joining together of states or nations in a league or association; the league itself. An unincorporated association of persons for a common purpose.

federation

noun affiliation, alliance, amalgamation, association, centralization, coalition, combination, combine, concert, confederacy, confederation, cooperation, federal union, integration, league, merger, organized body, pool, syndicate, unification, union
Associated concepts: labor federation, unincorporated association
See also: alliance, association, body, cartel, chamber, coaction, coalescence, coalition, committee, compact, company, confederacy, consolidation, contact, contribution, cooperative, corporation, enterprise, integration, league, merger, organization, partnership, pool, society, sodality, syndicate, union
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Thynne, had been part of a strong Queensland federationist team, but Thynne's political career was eclipsed by that of T.
The federationist group in Sydney included a prime example of a colonial-born 'Irishman', Francis Bede Freehill.

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