Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: federalism  'fe-du-ru,li-zum
  1. The idea of a federal organization of more or less self-governing units
    "we are necessarily bound for federalism in Europe"

Derived forms: federalisms

Type of: ideology, mythos, political orientation, political theory

Encyclopedia: Federalism