Definition of Confederate States of America in English:

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Confederate States of America

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

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