Definition of Factions

1. Noun. (plural of faction) ¹



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Definition of Factions

1. faction [n] - See also: faction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Factions

factionalisms
factionalization
factionalizations
factionalize
factionalized
factionalizer
factionalizers
factionalizes
factionalizing
factionally
factionary
factioner
factioners
factionist
factionists
factions (current term)
factious
factiously
factiousness
factiousnesses
factis
factises
factitial
factitial dermatitis
factitious
factitious disorder
factitious disorders
factitious purpura
factitious urticaria
factitiously

Literary usage of Factions

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1. The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (1881)
"A material difference may be observed in the games of anti- Th« factions quity: ... The four factions soon acquired a legal establishment and a mysterious ..."

2. The French Revolution by Louis Madelin (1916)
"CHAPTER XXXI ROBESPIERRE AND THE " factions " January-March 1794 The " factions." Danton's distress of mind. Maximilien Robespierre. ..."

3. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"They were factions four in number, but owing to the obscurity of the Red circus, and the White, they were practically reduced to two, the Blue and the ..."

4. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1906)
"The difficulty which troubled the Whigs at the outset was that of uniting the many factions, old and new, which divided their ranks and those of the ..."

5. History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages: Der Wendepunkt der Renaissance by Woldemar von Seidlitz, Ferdinand Gregorovius, Annie Hamilton (1906)
"The electors, only twelve in number (two Frenchmen, four Italians, and six Romans), were divided into the factions of the Orsini and Colonna, ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The division in the House reproduced itself in the army, which was now split into factions, but in which there had at last emerged triumphant that cross ..."

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