Faction or factionalism may refer to:

  • Political faction, a group of people connected by a shared belief or opinion within a larger group
  • Clan (computer gaming) or Guild, an association of players of multiplayer games
  • Faction (literature), a type of historical novel rooted in fact
  • Faction (Planescape), political factions in the game Planescape
  • Guild Wars Factions, a 2006 computer game developed by ArenaNet
  • FACTION 28, a music channel on Sirius Satellite Radio
  • The Faction, a punk rock band
  • Red Faction, a 2001 computer game developed by THQ
  • Faction (Sirius XM)

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)