Con*sol`i*da"tion (?), n. [L. consolidatio a confirming: cf. F. consolidation.]


The act or process of consolidating, making firm, or uniting; the state of being consolidated; solidification; combination.

The consolidation of the marble and of the stone did not fall out at random. Woodward.

The consolidation of the great European monarchies. Hallam.

2. Bot.

To organic cohesion of different circled in a flower; adnation.

3. Law

The combination of several actions into one.


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