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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ally  \Al*ly"\,  n.;  pl  {Allies}.  [See  {Ally},  v.] 
  1.  A  relative;  a  kinsman.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  2.  One  united  to  another  by  treaty  or  league;  --  usually 
  applied  to  sovereigns  or  states;  a  confederate. 
 
  The  English  soldiers  and  their  French  allies. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  3.  Anything  associated  with  another  as  a  helper;  an 
  auxiliary. 
 
  Science,  instead  of  being  the  enemy  of  religion, 
  becomes  its  ally.  --Buckle. 
 
  4.  Anything  akin  to  another  by  structure,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  allies 
  n  :  an  alliance  of  nations  joining  together  to  fight  a  common 
  enemy 




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