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Definition 1: the act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of its internal affairs - [noun denoting act]
(federation is a kind of ...) the act of forming or establishing something
"the constitution of a PTA group last year""it was the establishment of his reputation""he still remembers the organization of the club"
(... is a kind of federation ) a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669