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From Latin consociatio.
consociation (plural consociations)
- Intimate union; fellowship; alliance; companionship; confederation; association; intimacy.
- Friendly consociation with your kindred elements.
- A voluntary and permanent council or union of neighboring Congregational churches, for mutual advice and cooperation in ecclesiastical matters; a meeting of pastors and delegates from churches thus united.
- In Connecticut some of the Congregational churches are associated in consociations and the others in associations.