alliance

  • 1 alliance — [ aljɑ̃s ] n. f. • XIIe; de allier 1 ♦ Union contractée par engagement mutuel. Dr. internat. Union de deux puissances qui s engagent par un traité (traité d alliance) à se porter mutuellement secours en cas de guerre. ⇒ coalition, entente, ligue …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Alliance — bezeichnet Aliance TW, ein tschechisches Firmenkonsortium zum Bau von Straßenbahnen Alliance (Anwendung), ein Tauschbörsenprogramm für Freundesnetzwerke Alliance Automobiles, einen ehemaligen französischen Automobilhersteller Alliance (Band),… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 alliance — al‧li‧ance [əˈlaɪəns] noun [countable] COMMERCE 1. an agreement between two or more organizations to work together: • The two insurance companies agreed to form an alliance. alliance between • an alliance between the two media groups …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 alliance — ALLIANCE. subs. fém. Union par mariage. Il a fait une grande alliance en mariant sa fille à un homme d une si haute naissance. Ces Maisons sont jointes par plusieurs alliances. f♛/b] Il se dit aussi De l union, de la confédération qui se fait… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 5 Alliance — Alliance, NE U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 8959 Housing Units (2000): 4062 Land area (2000): 4.767735 sq. miles (12.348377 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.012236 sq. miles (0.031691 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.779971 sq. miles (12.380068 …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 6 alliance — alliance, league, coalition, fusion, confederacy, confederation, federation agree in the idea of combination, chiefly political, for a common object. Alliance applies particularly to a joining of interests on the part of families (by marriage) or …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 Alliance — Al*li ance, n. [OE. aliaunce, OF. aliance, F. alliance, fr. OF. alier, F. allier. See {Ally}, and cf. LL. alligantia.] 1. The state of being allied; the act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Alliance — Alliance …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 9 alliance — [ə lī′əns] n. [ME aliaunce < OFr aleiance < alier: see ALLY] 1. an allying or being allied; specif., a union or joining, as of families by marriage 2. a close association for a common objective, as of nations, political parties, etc. 3. the …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 alliance — Alliance. s. f. Union, se dit de ceux qui se joignent par mariage. Il a fait une grande alliance en mariant sa fille à un Duc & Pair, les maisons sont jointes par plusieurs alliances. Il se dit aussi de l union de la confederation qui se fait… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 11 Alliance, NC — U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 781 Housing Units (2000): 304 Land area (2000): 2.005003 sq. miles (5.192933 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.005003 sq. miles (5.192933 sq. km)… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 12 Alliance, NE — U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 8959 Housing Units (2000): 4062 Land area (2000): 4.767735 sq. miles (12.348377 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.012236 sq. miles (0.031691 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.779971 sq. miles (12.380068 sq. km) FIPS …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 13 Alliance, OH — U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 23253 Housing Units (2000): 9730 Land area (2000): 8.611823 sq. miles (22.304518 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.002385 sq. miles (0.006176 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.614208 sq. miles (22.310694 sq. km) FIPS… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 14 alliance — (n.) c.1300, bond of marriage (between ruling houses or noble families), from O.Fr. aliance (12c., Mod.Fr. alliance) alliance, bond; marriage, union, from aliier (Mod.Fr. allier) combine, unite (see ALLY (Cf. ally)). As a bond or treaty between… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 Alliance — Al*li ance, v. t. To connect by alliance; to ally. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Alliance 90 — ( Bündnis 90 ) was an alliance of three non Communist political groups in East Germany. It merged with the German Green Party in 1993 to form Bündnis 90/Die Grünen.Bündnis 90 was formed in February 1990 by Neues Forum, Demokratie Jetzt and the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 Alliance — (fr., spr. angs), 1) Verbindung, Verschwägerung; 2) so v.w. Bündniß; 3) Spiel, unter 4, auch 5–6 Personen mit französischer Karte von 52 Blättern. Es wird rechts herumgegeben, bei 4 Personen jedem 12 Blätter in 4 Würfen, von den 4 übrigen… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 18 Alliance [1] — Alliance, s. Allianz …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 19 Alliance [2] — Alliance (franz., spr. āngß), altes franz. Kartenspiel mit Whistkarte unter 4–6 Personen. Entweder zwei Personen machen A. oder einer spielt gegen alle andern. Es gilt, die meisten Stiche und in diesen die meisten Figuren von derjenigen Farbe zu… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 20 Alliance [3] — Alliance (spr. ällaiens), Stadt im nordamerikan. Staat Ohio, Grafschaft Stark, am Mahoningfluß, Bahnknotenpunkt, mit Fabriken von Bleiweiß und Landwirtschaftsmaschinen und (1900) 8974 Einw …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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