συμμαχία

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Etymology[edit]

Abstract noun from σύμμαχος (súmmakhos, fighting together) +‎ -ίᾱ (-íā, abstract noun suffix), from συν- (sun-, together) +‎ μάχη (mákhē, battle).

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σῠμμᾰχῐ́ᾱ (summakhíāf (genitive σῠμμᾰχῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. alliance; an offensive and defensive alliance
  2. (generally) the duty of an ally
  3. allied or auxiliary force

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