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Confederate States of America

Syllabification: Con·fed·er·ate States of A·mer·i·ca
(also the Confederacy)

Definition of Confederate States of America in English:

The eleven southern states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia) that seceded from the US in 1860–61, thus precipitating the Civil War.

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