North Atlantic Treaty

noun
the treaty signed in 1949 by 12 countries that established NATO
Instance Hypernyms: ↑treaty, ↑pact, ↑accord

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the treaty (1949) signed by 12 countries, providing for the establishment of NATO. Also called North Atlantic Pact.

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North Atlantic Treaty,
the treaty of alliance signed by the 16 Western nations that are members of NATO; Atlantic Pact.

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