Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

consociation

[kuh n-soh-see-ey-shuh n, -shee-]
See more synonyms for consociation on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. the act of uniting in association.
  2. an association of churches or religious orders.
  3. Ecology. a climax community in which a single species is dominant.
Show More

Origin of consociation

1585–95; < Latin consociātiōn-, stem of consociātiō an associating; see consociate, -ion
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for consociation

Historical Examples

  • So that if this consociation of churches be called a church, it must be either equivocally or in a human sense.

    A Christian Directory

    Baxter Richard

  • But a consociation of churches hath no particular head as such, of divine institution, to constitute and govern them as one.

    A Christian Directory

    Baxter Richard

  • Of the effect and purpose of this consociation no very definite explanation has so far been given to me.

    The Manbos of Mindano

    John M. Garvan