Confederacy in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Confederacy

a group that has formed to participate in an activity or to work towards a common cause; term generally used in the United States to refer to the Southern states during the Civil War period

Examples of Confederacy in a sentence

To unite against union forces, the Southern states formed a confederacy.  🔊

When the South lost the Civil War, the confederacy was dissolved.  🔊

A confederacy of students is protesting against the school’s strict detention policy.  🔊

After the war, some states of the confederacy continued to fly Confederate flags as a display of loyalty.  🔊

Several territories formed a confederacy that was led by one ruler.  🔊

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