Con*so`ci*a"tion (?), n. [L. consociatio.]


Intimate union; fellowship; alliance; companionship; confederation; association; intimacy.

A friendly consociation with your kindred elements. Warburton.


A voluntary and permanent council or union of neighboring Congregational churches, for mutual advice and coperation in ecclesiastical matters; a meeting of pasters and delegates from churches thus united.

⇒ In Connecticut some of the Congregational churhes are associated in consociations and the others in conferences.


© Webster 1913.