Meaning of coalition

co•a•li•tion

Pronunciation: (kō"u-lish'un), [key]
— n.
  1. a combination or alliance, esp. a temporary one between persons, factions, states, etc.
  2. a union into one body or mass; fusion.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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