Federal

Federal or foederal (archaic) may refer to:

In politics:

  • Federal monarchy, a federation of monarchies or a federal organised monarchy
  • Federal district, a subdivision in a federal state that is under the direct control of a federal government
  • Federal government, the common level of government of a federation
  • Federal government of the United States
    • United States federal law
    • United States federal courts
    • Union (American Civil War)
  • Federal republic, a federation of republics
  • Federation (federal system), a type of government characterized by both a central (federal) government and states or regional governments that are partially self-governing; a union of states
  • Federalism, a political philosophy
  • Federalist Papers, critical early arguments about United States Constitution
  • Government of Australia
  • Government of Canada
  • Union Government (Central Government) of India
  • Government of Russia
  • Government of South Africa
  • Federales (Argentina), a former political party of Argentina

Places:

  • Federal, Entre RĂ­os, a city in Argentina

Other:

  • Federal architecture, an architectural style related to Georgian architecture
  • Federal (album), the debut album by rapper E-40
  • Federal (Amtrak), a passenger train providing an overnight Boston-Washington, D.C. service in 2003-2004
  • Federal Express (passenger train), a passenger train operated by the New Haven and Pennsylvania railroads
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation, the national law enforcement arm of the U.S. government
  • Federal Cartridge, American ammunition manufacturer
  • Federal Coach, American limousine and bus manufacturer
  • Federal Corporation, Taiwanese tyre manufacturer
  • Federal Express, or FedEx, a private logistical services/delivery company based in the United States of America
  • Federal Records, a subsidiary label of King Records.
  • Federal Reserve, central bank of the United States
  • Federal Corporation, Taiwan based tire manufacturer
  • Federal (film), a 2010 thriller film starring Selton Mello

Famous quotes containing the word federal:

    Newsmen believe that news is a tacitly acknowledged fourth branch of the federal system. This is why most news about government sounds as if it were federally mandated—serious, bulky and blandly worthwhile, like a high-fiber diet set in type.
    —P.J. (Patrick Jake)

    Goodbye, boys; I’m under arrest. I may have to go to jail. I may not see you for a long time. Keep up the fight! Don’t surrender! Pay no attention to the injunction machine at Parkersburg. The Federal judge is a scab anyhow. While you starve he plays golf. While you serve humanity, he serves injunctions for the money powers.
    Mother Jones (1830–1930)

    The proposed Constitution ... is, in strictness, neither a national nor a federal constitution; but a composition of both.
    James Madison (1751–1836)