Alliance, city (1990 pop. 23,376), Mahoning and Stark cos., NE Ohio, on the Mahoning River, in a farm area; inc. 1854. It is an industrial, distribution, and rail center, with manufactures of steel, heavy machinery, electric tubing, chinaware, and industrial equipment. It is the seat of Mount Union College, where Clarke Observatory is located.

An alliance is an agreement between two or more parties, made in order to advance common goals and to secure common interests. The Anglo-Portuguese Alliance, between the Kingdom of England (succeeded by the United Kingdom) and Portugal, is the oldest alliance in the world which is still in force. It was signed in 1373.

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  • Alliance of Twelve from the Alias TV series
  • Alliance (DC Comics), an organization of alien freedom fighters from the pages of DC Comics
  • The Alliance, a military, cultural, and economic alliance between Humans, Night Elves, Gnomes, Dwarves and Draenei in the MMORPG World of Warcraft.
  • Anglo-Sino Alliance, powerful government and law-enforcement organization that controls a large sector of colonized "core planets" in the Firefly television series
  • Earth Alliance (Babylon 5), fictional alliance of the countries of Earth in the television series Babylon 5
  • Earth Alliance (Gundam), a military alliance that controls most of the Earth in the Japanese anime TV series Gundam Seed
  • Ferengi Alliance, fictional extraterrestrial race from the Star Trek universe
  • Rebel Alliance, interstellar political resistance force formed in direct military opposition to the Galactic Empire in the fictional Star Wars universe
  • United Alliance of Evil from the Power Rangers TV series

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