A league or association formed by federating, especially a government or political body established through federal union.
(Australia) Of an architectural style popular around the time of federation.
We live in a federation house.
An organization formed by such an act; league; specif., a federal union of states, nations, etc.
Origin of federation
From Frenchfédération, from Late Latin foederatio, from Latinfoederare.
He had been a member of the Social Democratic Federation since 1883.
Confalonieri, who was in favor of an Italian federation composed lEngelsm of northern Italy under the house of Savoy, central bardy.
In 1889 an important step towards federation was taken by Sir Henry Parkes.
A lay ministry was now demanded, a constitution, and an Italian federation for war against Austria.
It is impossible to assign any precise date for the beginning of the Hanseatic League or to name any single factor which explains the origin of that loose but effective federation of North German towns.