Definitions of coalition

  1. The act of coalescing; union into a body or mass, as of separate bodies or parts; as, a coalition of atoms.
  2. A combination, for temporary purposes, of persons, parties, or states, having different interests.
  3. Union in a body or mass; a combination of persons; an alliance of nations.
  4. Act of coalescing, or uniting into one body: a union or combination of persons, states, etc., into one: alliance.
  5. Union; combination; alliance.
  6. An alliance of persons, parties, or states.
  7. Union in one body or mass; a combination of different individuals, parties, or states into one. See Coalesce.
  8. A union of persons, parties, or states for a common object; a confederacy or league.