|1.||a. an alliance or union between groups, factions, or parties, esp for some temporary and specific reason|
|b. (as modifier): a coalition government|
|2.||a fusion or merging into one body or mass|
|[C17: from Medieval Latin coalitiō, from Latin coalēscere to |
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|
Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.