Variant of confederacy
- people, groups, nations, or states united for some common purpose
- a league or alliance formed by such a union; federation or confederation
- people united for an unlawful purpose; conspiracy
Origin of confederacyMiddle English and amp; Old French confederacie ; from Late Latin confoederatus: see confederate
the league of Southern states that seceded from the U.S. in 1860 & 1861; Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., N.C., S.C., Tenn., Tex., & Va.
official name, Confederate States of America