Sol`i*dar"i*ty (?), n. [F. solidarit'e, fr. solide. See Solid.]
An entire union or consolidation of interests and responsibilities; fellowship; community.
Solidarity [a word which we owe to the French Communists], signifies a fellowship in gain and loss, in honor and dishonor, in victory and defeat, a being, so to speak, all in the same boat.
The solidarity . . . of Breton and Welsh poetry.
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