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Definition a group of countries, people, or organizations working for common goals
  • The Islamic governments formed an alliance to defeat Israel.
alliance = a group of countries, people, or organizations working for common goals
  • 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
  • alliance = a group of people working for common goals
  • 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
  • alliance = a group working together for common goals
  • 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
  • Eddis might still form an alliance with Sounis, although our queen would marry their king over my dead body.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  The Thief
  • Why did I choose to pray to the dark side, make alliances with powers beyond my understanding?
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • No. Would be nice if Great China busted alliance against us; might save us some damage.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Leninism—the expediency of temporary alliances.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • Let them form blocs and alliances and mutual assistance pacts and guarantees of neutrality.
    Dalton Trumbo  --  Johnny Got His Gun
  • I will do my best to destroy his boat with storms, but he is making alliances with my enemies, the older spirits of the ocean.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan's Curse
  • He led them at high noon along crowded Simla Mall to the Alliance Bank of Simla, where they wished to establish their identity.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Was he the only representative of France in this mysterious alliance, obviously made up of individuals from different nationalities?
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • You would have us make an alliance with death?
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • They walked along hilariously, greeting a few early pedestrians with ironical obsequiousness, jeering pleasantly at the world in brotherly alliance.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • In Wrentham we caught echoes of what was happening in the world—war, alliance, social conflict.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • His idea of alliance with the Reds is to put them in uniform and stand them in rows like ninepins.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Red Prophet
  • Far from breaking up the marriage, that alliance had righted it.
    Virginia Woolf  --  To the Lighthouse
  • Shall we build a friendship, establish an alliance for someone, instead of against someone as is usual?
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Infer fair England's peace by this alliance.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Life and Death of King Richard III

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