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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amity  \Am"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Amities}.  [F.  amiti['e],  OF 
  amisti['e],  amist['e],  fr  an  assumed  LL  amisitas  fr  L. 
  amicus  friendly,  from  amare  to  love.  See  {Amiable}.] 
  Friendship,  in  a  general  sense  between  individuals, 
  societies,  or  nations;  friendly  relations;  good 
  understanding;  as  a  treaty  of  amity  and  commerce;  the  amity 
  of  the  Whigs  and  Tories. 
 
  To  live  on  terms  of  amity  with  vice.  --Cowper. 
 
  Syn:  Harmony;  friendliness;  friendship;  affection;  good  will 
  peace. 




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