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The Islamic governments formed an alliance to defeat Israel.
  a group of countries, people, or organizations working for common goals
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  • The Islamic governments formed an alliance to defeat Israel.
  • the shifting alliances within a large family
  • "The others kept Peeta alive because if he died, we knew there’d be no keeping you in an alliance," says Haymitch.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • And they entered into friendship and alliance with countries beyond the sea and paid them visits of state and received visits of state from them.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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  • He spent half of my leave introducing me to the heads of powerful houses and the other half railing at me for not solidifying as many alliances as possible.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Their alliance has been one of necessity, but there’s no reason to ally herself with him anymore.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • We have been trying to make an alliance with the Italians for decades, and all of a sudden the royal family is quite interested in having us visit.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • My father chose all the contestants by hand, picking young women with political alliances, influential families, or enough charm to make the entire country worship the ground they walked on.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • Talk to the representatives, strengthen our alliances.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • They have very confused alliances.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park

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  • People jokingly referred to the MMA as the Mullah Military Alliance and said they got elected because they had Musharraf’s support.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • I was suddenly aware—as Enoch turned to look at us with that certain suspicion he always reserved for me and now, increasingly, for both of us—that Emma and I were becoming a unit apart from the others, a private alliance with its own secrets and promises.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • That’s why the queen’s witchy ambassador has been staying at the palace, so she can secure an alliance.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • For a moment, I feared he would make some hellish alliance—an axis of evil between illnesses and fruits.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • What if you’re ordered to marry for the sake of alliance?
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • At 8:23 there seemed every chance of a lasting alliance starting between Florin and Guilder.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • Three teams faced off against three others, and whichever alliance collected the most balls moved on to the next round.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • We have an alliance to discuss.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • An enlisted man in a Texas cavalry regiment told his sister in 1861 that just as their forefathers had rebelled against King George to establish "Liberty and freedom in this western world . so we dissolved our alliance with this oppressive foe and are now enlisted in ’The Holy Cause of Liberty and Independence’ again."
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • I was in an uneasy alliance with myself, trying to ignore what had started to feel irresistible.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • This shared border, as borders tend to be, was an unmapped and most uncertain line, shifting to and fro in accordance with time, custom and alliance.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • And on Tuesdays they go up to the Alliance Francaise and watch French-language movies.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • The king and queen oppose each other, the court has their own alliances, and Cal—the perfect prince, the good soldier—is a torturous, terrible enemy.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • The mayor and Chief Mercer thought we might handle this investigation as an interdepartmental alliance.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Much like our own parabatai ceremony, but its alliance is demonic.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • What I could have done to keep him by my side without breaking the alliance.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • I’d like to discuss an alliance.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • Often alliances are formed in the early stages of the Games.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • At this moment, for example, in 1984 (if it was 1984), Oceania was at war with Eurasia and in alliance with Eastasia.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • With communism wicking across the Far East, America’s leaders began to see a future alliance with Japan as critical to national security.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • An alliance.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Today, the airline is a member in good standing of the prestigious SkyTeam alliance.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • The law forbade Sunday drinking; and this had delivered the saloon-keepers into the hands of the police, and made an alliance between them necessary.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • She often tried to provoke Darcy into disliking her guest, by talking of their supposed marriage, and planning his happiness in such an alliance.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • In Wrentham we caught echoes of what was happening in the world—war, alliance, social conflict.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • "Every magical object has an alliance," Magnus explained.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • He made new alliances too.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • But come, young waverer, come go with me, In one respect I’ll thy assistant be; For this alliance may so happy prove, To turn your households’ rancour to pure love.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • I gathered through overhearing my parents that Brother Fowles had entered into unconventional alliances with the local people, and too he was a Yankee.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • You suggest an alliance?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • I’m not part of a pack, but I do have an alliance.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • Its reception into the Union was a precedent which may have far-reaching effects hereafter, when the Pole and the Tropics may hold alliance to the Stars and Stripes.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • However, once they formed an alliance with the elves, a certain number of their eggs, usually no more than one or two, were given to the Riders each year.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Thanks to this alliance, moreover, he is strangely privileged.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • It was as though Athens and Sparta were trying to establish not just a truce but an alliance—although we were not as civilized as Athens and they were not as brave as Sparta.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • A last-minute negotiation with King Arch of Boarderland to establish an alliance between their two nations against Redd.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • Popular kids didn’t really have friends; they had alliances.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • We’ve made a temporary alliance with Athena.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • The alliance with Prussia, Austria’s treachery, Bonaparte’s new triumph, tomorrow’s levee and parade, and the audience with the Emperor Francis occupied his thoughts.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • They did not hate dwarves especially, no more than they hated everybody and everything, and particularly the orderly and prosperous; in some parts wicked dwarves had even made alliances with them.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit
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