An alliance is a pact, coalition or friendship between two or more parties, made in order to advance common goals and to secure common interests.It is a Political agreement between countries to support each other in disputes with other countries. DeVarius Anderson
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... an organization known as the Citizens' Alliance (the "Alliance") ... The Alliance was funded by mine management and actively opposed the union and the strike ... poor condition the strikers were in, the Alliance took steps that purported to help the families ...
... Sheridan led the Alliance from Babylon 5 for the first year ... When the Alliance headquarters in the Minbari city of Tuzanor were complete, Sheridan moved to Minbar ... He led the Alliance from there for over a decade ...
... See also CategoryPeople from Alliance, Ohio Charles Armstrong, virologist Len Dawson, 1987 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Allan Funk, pro wrestler Pierre Garçon, pro football player Perry King, actor Yuri ...
... Ivan Illich advanced a "potent and highly influential critique" of the Alliance, seeing it as "bankrolled and organized by wealthy nations, foundations, and religious groups." The journalist AJ ... did indeed run balance of payments deficits with the United States during the years of the Alliance, the size of these deficits was well exceeded by the grants and credits provided ... large overall balance of payments surpluses during the Alliance years ...
... The Holy Alliance (German Heilige Allianz Russian Священный союз, Svyashchennyy soyuz also called the Grand Alliance) was a coalition formed by the monarchist great powers of Russia, Austria ...
More definitions of "alliance":
- (noun): A formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim.
- (noun): A connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest.
- (noun): The state of being allied or confederated.
- (noun): The act of forming an alliance or confederation.
Famous quotes containing the word alliance:
“But wise men pierce this rotten diction and fasten words again to visible things; so that picturesque language is at once a commanding certificate that he who employs it, is a man in alliance with truth and God.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“From his childhood onwards this boy will be surrounded by sycophants and flatterers.... In due course, following the precedent which has already been set, he will be sent on a tour of the world and probably rumours of a morganatic marriage alliance will follow, and the end of it will be the country will be called upon to pay the bill.”
—James Keir Hardie (18561915)
“Ah! how much a mother learns from her child! The constant protection of a helpless being forces us to so strict an alliance with virtue, that a woman never shows to full advantage except as a mother. Then alone can her character expand in the fulfillment of all lifes duties and the enjoyment of all its pleasures.”
—Honoré De Balzac (17991850)