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 for Allies
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ally \Al*ly"\, n.; pl. Allies. [See Ally, v.]
     1. A relative; a kinsman. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     2. One united to another by treaty or league; -- usually
        applied to sovereigns or states; a confederate.
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              The English soldiers and their French allies.
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     3. Anything associated with another as a helper; an
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              Science, instead of being the enemy of religion,
              becomes its ally.                     --Buckle.
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     4. Anything akin to another by structure, etc.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the alliance of nations that fought the Axis in World War
           II and which (with subsequent additions) signed the charter
           of the United Nations in 1945
      2: in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and
         Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them
         in opposing the Central Powers
      3: an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common

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