Definition of federacy in English:


Syllabification: fed·er·a·cy
Pronunciation: /ˈfed(ə)rəsē


(plural federacies)
  • 1A group of states with a central government but independence in internal affairs; a federation.
  • 1.1The state of being joined by a treaty.


mid 17th century: from federate + -acy, on the pattern of confederacy.

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