confederate confederate  /kən ˈfɛ də rət/


  1. (n) a supporter of the Confederate States of America
  2. (n) someone who assists in a plot
  3. (n) a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)
  4. (v) form a group or unite
  5. (v) form a confederation with; of nations
  6. (adj) of or having to do with the southern Confederacy during the American Civil War
  7. (adj) united in a confederacy or league


  1. 150 YEARS AGO: Confederate authorities press for attack

    VICKSBURG — Confederate authorities pressured Gen. Joseph Johnston to attempt “the most desperate course the occasion may demand” to relieve the beleaguered garrison that had been pinned down for more
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Columbia Daily Tribune

  2. Confederate Railroad performing free concert in Box Elder

    The Northern Winz casino in Box Elder is sponsoring a free concert on Wednesday, June 26th, featuring the band Confederate Railroad.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KRTV Great Falls

  3. Confederate Memorial Day quietly observed June 3 in front of Slidell Museum

    Confederate Memorial Day was quietly observed by a small party of the Sons of Confederate Veterans in the early morning hours June 3 in front of the Slidell Museum. Louisiana, Kentucky and Tennessee have traditionally observed this version of Decoration...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune


  1. "All Lincoln wanted was for Confederate troops to go back home and return to work on their farms and in their shops," Mr. Obama noted.
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CBS News

  2. "I realize I'm not supposed to get in the political arena as a football coach, but if anybody were ever to ask me about that damn Confederate flag, I would say we need to get rid of it," Spurrier said at the banquet. "I've been told not to...
    on Apr 14, 2007 By: Steve Spurrier Source: Myrtle Beach Sun News

  3. When Dean told the Des Moines Register in Iowa, "I still want to be the candidate for guys with Confederate flags in their pickup trucks," the remark overwhelmed the delicate sensibilities of many Democratic activists.
    on Nov 10, 2003 By: Howard Dean Source: Bloomberg

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