Consociation
Consociation Con*so`ci*a"tion, n. [L. consociatio.] 1. Intimate union; fellowship; alliance; companionship; confederation; association; intimacy. [1913 Webster]

A friendly consociation with your kindred elements. --Warburton. [1913 Webster]

2. A voluntary and permanent council or union of neighboring Congregational churches, for mutual advice and co["o]peration in ecclesiastical matters; a meeting of pastors and delegates from churches thus united. [1913 Webster]

Note: In Connecticut some of the Congregational churhes are associated in consociations and the others in conferences. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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