confederation

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act of forming an alliance or confederation alliance , confederation
Swiss Confederation escaped Hapsburg domination by their victory in 1386 battle of Sempatch , Sempatch
legislative assembly composed of delegates from the rebel colonies who met during and after the American Revolution; they issued the Declaration of Independence and framed Articles of Confederation Continental Congress
commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official as Hanseatic League
American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793) Roger Sherman , Sherman
chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief) sachem , sagamore
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