political unit

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Noun1.political unit - a unit with political responsibilities
body politic, country, nation, res publica, commonwealth, state, land - a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
Holy Roman Empire - a political entity in Europe that began with the papal coronation of Otto I as the first emperor in 962 and lasted until 1806 when it was dissolved by Napoleon
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
union - a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations; "the Soviet Union"
Palestine Authority, Palestine National Authority, Palestinian National Authority - combines the Gaza Strip and the West Bank under a political unit with limited autonomy and a police force; created in 1993 by an agreement between Israel and the PLO
cadre, cell - a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
amphictyony - an association of neighboring states or tribes in ancient Greece; established originally to defend a common religious center
lunatic fringe - a political unit with extreme and fanatical views
revolutionary group - a political unit organized to promote revolution
form of government, political system - the members of a social organization who are in power
pressure group, third house, lobby - a group of people who try actively to influence legislation
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