Origin of federation
Examples from the Web for federation
The reason: opposition from the publishing and anime industries and even from the Japan Federation of Bar Associations.
It could mean greater self-government within a Ukraine federation or a total break with Kiev.
The Federation of American Scientists breaks the numbers down here.
That is, they are a federation of cells led by individual capos.
The Federation is, as the Foundation writes, the “main and only partner of Slavoblast.”
India, we must assume, would come within the province and jurisdiction of the Federation.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3)|John Morley
Through its control of resources, transport and the like, the world producers' federation will wield an immense power.The Next Step|Scott Nearing
The Federation lost none of its momentum from the change of ministry.The Government of England (Vol. I)|A. Lawrence Lowell
He checked the detectors, but found no trace of the blue ships of the Federation Patrol.Membership Drive|Murray F. Yaco
Saybrook, at the mouth of the Connecticut River, was purchased by the Connecticut federation in 1644.The Colonies 1492-1750|Reuben Gold Thwaites
British Dictionary definitions for federation (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for federation (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for federation
1721, "union by agreement," from French fédération, from Late Latin foederationem (nominative foederatio), noun of action from Latin foederare "league together," from foedus "covenant, league" (genitive foederis); see federal.