Definition of federation
a group of states with a central government but independence in internal affairs.
To be sure, as the history of the European Union shows, there can be federalism without a federation .
Example of federation
a first step in the federation of Europe
Also coming up is a federation cabaret and flower arranging display as well as the federation Christmas party taking place in December.
Also, let's not kid ourselves about the roots of Australian nationalism, the fathers of federation and all the rest of it.
Although there have been job cuts in the public sector, public sector unions have become proportionately larger within the union federation .
And some type of federation , where all tribes, all people are represented, is the best hope that we can have for that country.
And, contrary to the claims of the fathers of federation , Australian nationalism was not progressive.
But by the time of Australian federation , nationalism had undergone a profound transformation.
Equally, the entire North-East must be treated in all strategic respects as a single, unified entity, a federation within a federation .
He was party general secretary in 1991, when Croatia claimed independence from the Yugoslav federation .
If France and Germany act together, as a federation inside a federation , they can dominate Europe under the new constitution.