Am"i*ty (#), n.; pl. Amities (#). [F. amiti'e, OF. amisti'e, amist'e, fr. an assumed LL. amisitas, fr. L. amicus friendly, from amare to love. See Amiable.]

Friendship, in a general sense, between individuals, societies, or nations; friendly relations; good understanding; as, a treaty of amity and commerce; the amity of the Whigs and Tories.

To live on terms of amity with vice. Cowper.

Syn. -- Harmony; friendliness; friendship; affection; good will; peace.


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