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See also: Alliance
- alliaunce (obsolete)
- (uncountable) The state of being allied.
- matrimonial alliances
- an alliance between church and state, or between two countries
- (countable) The act of allying or uniting.
- (countable) A union or connection of interests between families, states, parties, etc., especially between families by marriage and states by compact, treaty, or league.
- (countable) Any union resembling that of families or states; union by relationship in qualities; affinity.
- 1624, William Udall, The Historie of the Life and Death of Mary Stuart Queene of Scotland:
- And as for kindred , there is no Alliance neerer vnto any one, than their Countrey , that is to be vnto vs another God, and our prime and deareſt Parent.
- 1871, Charles John Smith, Synonyms Discriminated:
- the alliance of the principles of the world with those of the gospel
- 1860, Henry Longueville Mansel, Prolegomena Logica: An Inquiry Into the Psychological Character of Logical Processes:
- the alliance […] between logic and metaphysics
- (with the definite article) The persons or parties allied.
- (India) Marriage.
- (union by relationship in qualities): connection, affinity, union, allyship
- (act of allying): union
- (persons or parties allied): coalition, league, confederation, team (informal)
state of being allied
union resembling that of families or states
persons or parties allied
treaty between nations
- “alliance”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.
- “alliance”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
alliance f (plural alliances)
- → Polish: alians
- → Portuguese: aliança
- → Russian: алья́нс (alʹjáns), алья́нсъ (alʹjáns)
- → Turkish: alyans
- “alliance”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
- Alternative form of