What is faction?

  • (noun): A clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue.
    Synonyms: cabal, junto, camarilla
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on faction, factions:

Refoundation For The Left - History
... RpS emerged as a faction within the Communist Refoundation Party (PRC) gathering the Bertinottiani, the group around Fausto Bertinotti, who controlled the ... The faction was officially launched during a "national assembly" on 27 September 2008 ... to leave the party and to transform their faction into a party, the Movement for the Left (MpS) ...
History Of The Joseon Dynasty - Factional Struggle
... The Sarim faction, which suffered a series of political defeats during the reign of Yeonsangun, Jungjong, and Myeongjong gained the control of the government ... Western faction also eventually split into Old Learning and New Learning factions ... The change in power between these factions were often accomplished with charges of treason and were accompanied with bloody purge, initiating a cycle of revenge with each change of power ...
Red Faction (series) - Main Games - Red Faction: Armageddon (2011)
... On June 4, 2010, first footage of Red Faction Armageddon debuted in the form of a short teaser trailer on GameTrailers ... On June 27, 2011, THQ announced it was dropping the long running Red Faction franchise and no more installments are in development ... poor sales over the latest game in the franchise, Red Faction Armageddon ...

More definitions of "faction":

  • (noun): A dissenting clique.
    Synonyms: sect

Famous quotes containing the word faction:

    A state of war or anarchy, in which law has little force, is so far valuable, that it puts every man on trial. The man of principle is known as such, and even in the fury of faction is respected.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)