Alliance

Definition of Alliance

Al`li´ance
n.1.The state of being allied; the act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties, etc., especially between families by marriage and states by compact, treaty, or league; as, matrimonial alliances; an alliance between church and state; an alliance between France and England.
2.Any union resembling that of families or states; union by relationship in qualities; affinity.
The alliance of the principles of the world with those of the gospel.
- C. J. Smith.
The alliance . . . between logic and metaphysics.
- Mansel.
3.The persons or parties allied.
v. t.1.To connect by alliance; to ally.

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