Definition for AM'I-TY

AM'I-TY, n. [Fr. amitié; It. amistà, amistáde; Sp. amistad, from amistar, to reconcile; Port. amizade; Norm. amistee, friendship, amez, friends, ameis, ametz, beloved. Qu. L. amo, amicitia.]

Friendship, in a general sense, between individuals, societies or nations: harmony; good understanding; as, our nation is in amity with all the world; a treaty of amity and commerce.

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