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Definition of Coalition

  • The act of coalescing; union into a body or mass, as of separate bodies or parts; as, a coalition of atoms.
  • A combination, for temporary purposes, of persons, parties, or states, having different interests.
  • the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
  • an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
  • the state of being combined into one body

How to use coalition in a sentence. Coalition pronunciation.

Jackson was indignant, as he felt he had been robbed of the prize by a secret bargain, or coalition, between Clay and Adams.
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A reason given by Mr. Finlay for this latter date is-that about that time the Grecian blood, so widely diffused in Asia, and even in Africa, became finally detached by the progress of Mahometanism and Mahometan systems of power from all further concurrence or coalition with the views of the Byzantine Caesar.
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In former times there was always an enemy threatening in the background, a danger really approaching, to give rise to the expectation of a great conflagration, the materials for which had long been collected in the nation itself: but after the exile fancy dealt in general coalitions of God knows what peoples against the New Jerusalem, vaticinations for which there was no ground whatever in reality.
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A study of Hillel's jurisprudence-both the theory and the decisions affecting the workaday life of the people-will give one an appreciation not only of the beautiful spirituality of the master, his erudition and his imagination, but the characteristic coalition of letter and spirit, the emphatic sense of social justice, which has prevailed in the whole system of Jewish law.
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The Coalition ministry in England is weaker than the Liberal ministry.
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Technically we were called Coalition of Voters for a Free America, but everyone called us the Xnetters.
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I checked my email one more time - my PirateParty email, which still got a dribble of messages from old Xnetters who hadn't found my Coalition of Voters address yet.
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The Roman senate readily entered into a coalition with the weaker State, in accordance with its uniform custom of protecting those whom they ultimately absorbed in their vast empire: but scarcely was the treaty ratified when the gallant Judas died, leaving the defense of his country to his brothers, B.C. 161.
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The Etruscans joined their coalition, but were at length subdued by Papirius Cursor.
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A new coalition arose against Rome, soon after the Samnites were subdued, composed of Etruscans, Bruttians, and Lucanians.
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M821 New coalition against Rome.
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Upon the resumption of hostilities the league displayed the same want of agreement and energy which characterized every coalition of Italian city-states; and soon the Imperialists were able to possess themselves of much of the country.
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Great Britain, Hanover, and Prussia, all covetous of Swedish trade or Swedish territory, were now members of the coalition.
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And at this very time, a formidable coalition of frightened and revengeful monarchs was formed to overthrow the French Republic.
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In this way France met the monster coalition which would have staggered a Louis XIV.
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It will suffice to point out that when the National Convention finally adjourned in 1795, the First Coalition was in reality dissolved.
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Next, the leaders of the commune of Paris, who had gone to such extreme lengths as to suppress the Christian churches in that city and to proclaim atheism, were dispatched in March, 1794, by a coalition of the followers of Danton and Robespierre.
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Its immediate effect was to complete the dissolution of the First Coalition by forcing Austria and Sardinia to follow the example of Spain, Prussia, and Holland and to make a peace highly favorable to the French Republic.
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A Second Coalition was formed by Great Britain, Austria, and Russia, and, thanks to liberal sums of money supplied by William Pitt, the British minister, they were able to put large armies in the field.
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During 1799 the Second Coalition won repeated victories; the French were driven from Italy; and most of the dependent republics collapsed.
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Examples of Coalition

Example #1
In retiring from the speakership of the House, which he had held so long, Clay received the formal and hearty thanks of that body for his undeniably distinguished services as presiding officer.
Example #2
When the latter saw that his own chances were small, however, he had thrown his influence in favor of Adams, securing his election, and became his Secretary of State.
Example #3
Constantinople was from that date thrown back more upon its own peculiar heritage and jurisdiction, of which the main resources for war and peace lay in Europe and (speaking by the narrowest terms) in Thrace.
Example #4
So far as the Greek people collected themselves in any splendid manner with the Roman empire, they did so with the eastern horn of that empire, and in point of time from the foundation of Constantinople as an eastern Rome, in the fourth century, to a period not fully agreed on; but for the moment we will say with Mr. Finlay, up to the early part of the eighth century.
Example #5
And the result was that such of the religious hopes of the people as they still held fast, were no longer limited to existing political conditions, but now took a freer flight, became tinged with enthusiasm, and cast off all restrictions.
Example #6
The state suffered not a crisis, but destruction.