American English

Definition of federation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    jump to other results
  1. 1[countable] a country consisting of a group of individual states that have control over their own affairs but are controlled by a central government for national decisions, etc. the Russian Federation
  2. 2[countable] a group of clubs, labor unions, etc. that have joined together to form an organization the World Wrestling Federation
  3. 3[uncountable] the act of forming a federation Some of the unions are against federation.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: federation