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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
579 words

An alliance is a cooperative security relationship between two or more states, usually taking the form of a written military ...

Alliances and Ententes

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
1,755 words

An alliance is a formal treaty association between states establishing an agreement to achieve a joint institutional aim. Though institutional ...

Alliances

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
857 words

Between the beginnings of Roman expansion and the outbreak of the Social War (91 bce) the development of ...

alliance

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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
Length:
208 words

‘Alliances are arrangements between two or more states whereby they agree to co-operate militarily in respect of their conduct in ...

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
81 words

In spite of the sense of a specially chosen people, foreign alliances were negotiated by *Solomon (1 Kgs. 5: ...

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002

a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations: a defensive alliance between Australia and New Zealand...

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