Meaning of federation
Pronunciation: (fed"u-rā'shun), [key]
- the act of federating or uniting in a league.
- the formation of a political unity, with a central government, by a number of separate states, each of which retains control of its own internal affairs.
- a league or confederacy.
- a federated body formed by a number of nations, states, societies, unions, etc., each retaining control of its own internal affairs.
- federation (Thesaurus)