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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coalition  \Co`a*li"tion\,  n.  [LL.  coalitio:  cf  F.  coalition. 
  See  {Coalesce}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  coalescing;  union  into  a  body  or  mass,  as  of 
  separate  bodies  or  parts  as  a  coalition  of  atoms. 
  --Bentley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coalition 
  n  1:  an  organization  of  people  (or  countries)  involved  in  a  pact 
  or  treaty  [syn:  {alliance},  {alignment},  {alinement}] 
  [ant:  {nonalignment}] 
  2:  the  state  of  being  combined  into  one  body  [syn:  {fusion}] 




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