The definition of a coalition is a group that forms for a specific purpose or cause.(noun)
An example of a coalition is a task force working on children’s health.
See coalition in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ML coalitio < LL coalitus, fellowship, orig. pp. of coalescere: see coalesce
See coalition in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Medieval Latin coalitiō, coalitiōn-
Origin: , from Latin coalitus
Origin: , past participle of coalēscere, to grow together; see coalesce.
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