Relating to the national government or union of states. Originally, Federal...
Pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations; constituted by a compact between parties, usually governments or their representatives.
Composed of states or districts which retain only a subordinate and limited sovereignty, as the Union of the United States, or the Sonderbund of Switzerland.
Consisting or pertaining to such a government; as, the Federal Constitution; a Federal officer.
Friendly or devoted to such a government; as, the Federal party. see Federalist.
Relating to matters under the authority of the central government of the federation formed by a compact among constituent political units.
having to do with the government of the United States
A union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states
A union of groups or states in which each member agrees to give up some of its governmental power in certain specified areas to a central authority.
The national government as distinguished from the state governments.
a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units; "the Federal Bureau of Investigation"; "federal courts"; "the federal highway program"; "federal property"
of or relating to the central government of a federation; "a federal district is one set aside as the seat of the national government"
being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the Civil War; "Union soldiers"; "Federal forces"; "a Federal infantryman"
characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities; "a federal system like that of the United States"; "federal governments often evolved out of confederatons"
Of or pertaining to the Federal Government of the United States of America.
Having to do with the national, or central, government, rather than the government of a specific state.
A form of government in which powers are divided between a central government and several local governments
Pertaining to a centralized government, as in the United States.
A type of government where the some of the power is at the national level and some of the power is at the state level.
A government in which political power is divided between a central (national) government (in the United States, called the federal government) and small governmental units (in the United States called states).
of or describing a constitutionally delineated union of states having a central government. In the American system, a federal union is ultimately based upon national supremacy but is also a political arrangement that reserves powers to the states.
Pertaining to the decorative arts and architecture in the United States circa 1780 - 1830.
Loyal to the government of the United States. Also, Union, Yankee, or Northern.
(government, agency, court, powers)
Having to do with government on a national level.
Term describing any activity regulation, agency, branch or department of the United States Government.