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Confederate Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    Confederate adj
  1. of or having to do with the southern Confederacy during the Civil War; "Confederate soldiers"
  2. united in a confederacy or league [syn: allied, confederative] n
  3. a supporter of the Confederate States of America
  4. someone who assists in a plot [syn: collaborator, henchman, partner in crime]
  5. a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan) [syn: accomplice] v
  6. form a group or unite; "The groups banded together" [syn: band together}]
  7. form a confederation with; of nations
Confederate Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Confederate \Con*fed"er*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Confederated; p. pr. & vb. n. Confederating.] To unite in a league or confederacy; to ally. With these the Piercies them confederate. --Daniel.
Confederate Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Confederate \Con*fed"er*ate\, v. i. To unite in a league; to join in a mutual contract or covenant; to band together. By words men . . . covenant and confederate. --South.
Confederate Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Confederate \Con*fed"er*ate\, a. [L. confoederatus, p. p. of confoederare to join by a league; con- + foederare to establish by treaty or league, fr. foedus league, compact. See Federal.]
  1. United in a league; allied by treaty; engaged in a confederacy; banded together; allied. All the swords In Italy, and her confederate arms, Could not have made this peace. --Shak.
  2. (Amer. Hist.) Of or pertaining to the government of the eleven Southern States of the United States which (1860-1865) attempted to establish an independent nation styled the Confederate States of America; as, the Confederate congress; Confederate money.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Confederate'


  • Confederate States of America: The Confederate States of America (also called the Confederacy, the Confederate States, and the C.S.A.) was an unrecognized state set up ...
  • Confederate States Army: The Confederate States Army (CS Army) was the army of the Confederate States of America during its brief existence from 1861 to 1865. ...
  • Confederate States Navy: The Confederate States Navy (CSN) was the naval branch of the Confederate States armed forces established by an act of the Confederate ...
  • Congress of the Confederate States: The Congress of the Confederate States was the legislative body of the Confederate States of America , existing during the American Civil ...
  • Confederate Ireland: Confederate Ireland refers to the period of Irish self-government between the Rebellion of 1641 and the Cromwellian conquest of Ireland ...
  • Confederate States of America dollar: The Confederate States of America dollar was first issued into circulation in April 1861, when the Confederacy was only two months old, ...

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  • Students suspended indefinitely over Confederate flag
    Two Long Island high school students have been suspended indefinitely for allegedly bringing a Confederate flag to a sporting event. Read more on this news related to 'Confederate'
  • Confederate flag, blackface flaps lead Catholic school to expel 4
    Administrators with a Catholic high school located on Long Island have given the boot to four students after finding two brought a Confederate flag to one school-sponsored event and the other two posted a blackface photo on a social media site. The expelled students at St. Anthony's High School — ... Read more on this news related to 'Confederate'
  • Texas county proclaims April as Confederate History, Heritage Month
    One Texas county proclaimed this April as Confederate History and Heritage Month. Read more on this news related to 'Confederate'

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