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Then the Coalition came along and his place knew him no more.

Let us suppose a coalition party to be formed called the Labor Party.

The triumph of the Coalition and the entry of the allies into Paris.

The reader will naturally ask—Can this be called a Coalition?

Then among artists was a coalition of brains, a welding together of souls.

France joined the coalition to deprive the queen of her empire.

On the question of a coalition, no offers have as yet been made.

But argument was of no avail against the resistless power of the coalition.

The European coalition was formed against France: and Poland was forgotten.

Such was the state of the coalition of which William was the head.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "the growing together of parts," from French coalition (1540s), from Late Latin coalitus "fellowship," originally past participle of Latin coalescere (see coalesce). First used in a political sense 1715.

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