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Definition of the noun amity

What does amity mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: amities

  1. a cordial disposition
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of amity: cordiality
    • more generic word: friendliness = a friendly disposition
  2. a state of friendship and cordiality
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: peace = the state prevailing during the absence of war
    • more specific words: peaceableness / peacefulness = a state that is calm and tranquil

Alternative definition of the noun amity


  1. [formal, literary] friendship. The cooperative and supportive relationship between people, or animals. In this sense, the term connotes a relationship which involves mutual knowledge, esteem, affection, and respect along with a degree of rendering service to friends in times of need or crisis.
  2. Mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord.


  1. Amity is a city in Yamhill County, Oregon, United States. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 1,614.
  2. Amity is a city in Clark County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 723 at the 2010 census. The city began on the Caddo River in the mid-19th century when William F. Browning and others, including Dr. A.B. Clingman, at various times moved to the area.
  3. Amity is a village in DeKalb County, Missouri, United States. The population was 54 at the 2010 census. It is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  4. Amity is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 238 at the 2010 census.
  5. Amity is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 2,308 at the 2010 census. The name of the town means "friendship.
  6. Amity: The valley of Amity is an area located partly in the town of Woodbridge, Connecticut and partly in the city of New Haven. It is bounded on the northeast by the West Rock ridge, on the south by the Westville neighborhood of New Haven, and on the northwest by an incline in elevation above which lies the highlands of Woodbridge, Connecticut. The official New Haven neighborhood planning maps include the traditionally separate neighborhoods of West Hills and Beverly Hills within the Amity neighborhood.
  7. Amity is a hamlet in the town of Warwick, New York, United States. It is located between Edenville and Pine Island, near the New Jersey state line. Amity is served by the Amity Station of the Pine Island Fire Department. The Amity Presbyterian Society was founded in 1796 and, after 213 years, celebrated its last service on April 26, 2009. The church, located on Newport Bridge road near Amity Road, became home to Vision Community Church until December 2010. Vision moved to the Park Avenue Elementary school in Warwick, NY after the Amity property was put up for sale..
  8. Amity a.k.a. Amity, Pennsylvania: Amity is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is home to the Bailey Covered Bridge, Hughes Covered Bridge, and Day Covered Bridge.
  9. Amity a.k.a. Amity, Ohio: Amity is an unincorporated community in north-eastern Canaan Township, Madison County, Ohio, United States. It is located at 40°4′7″N 83°15′5″W / 40.06861°N 83.25139°W, at the intersection of Plain City-Georgesville Road and Amity Pike Road, between Plain City and West Jefferson.

There are other places with in their name, like Amity Point, Amity Cemetery and Amity Township.


  1. "Amity" is a musical album of The Gathering & [Haven].
    • released in (16 years ago)
  2. "Amity" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  3. "Amity" is a musical EP of Matthew Dekay.
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"Amity" is an artwork by Bernard Fleetwood-Walker, completed in (83 years ago).

  • genre: Portrait painting


The Amity was a 148 ton brig used in several notable voyages of exploration and settlement in Australia in the early nineteenth century.

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Google previewVocational Counseling and Employee Selection (1920)

The Art of Judging People by Holmes Whittier Merton

Amity is a counter indication to the expression of sarcasm which so many people are inclined to substitute for both wit and...

Google previewThe Harvard Monthly (1905)

Fort Amity is a story of the time of the French and Indian war, scarcely an historical romance, though backed by history, for it is pleasantly free from the usual periwigged generals and notables that come into such writing. The story is of one ...

Google previewFamilies (2014)

Intergenerational and Generational Connections by Susan K Pfeifer, Marvin B Sussman

Amity is the norm of kinship, while altruism is the norm of friendship. Following marriage which is the result of bargaining and agreement between the two partners, the norm of kinship sets obligations to respond, not to commands, but to ...

Google previewLonely Planet Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef (2014)

by Lonely Planet, Charles Rawlings-Way, Tamara Sheward, Meg Worby

Amity is a small village on the northwestern corner. Much of the island's southern sectionis closedto visitors becauseofsand mining. Interestingly,NorthandSouth Stradbroke Islands used tobeone single island, butasavage storm blew through ...

Google previewScience Fiction Film Directors, 1895-1998 (2011)

by Dennis Fischer

Amity is a sleepy community, unused to serious threats, and responds negatively when Brody decides to describe the young woman's homicide as a shark ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Eminent Thinkers (vol. : 16 The Political Thought Of Subhas Chandra Bose) (2008)

by Ashu Pasricha

AMITY. AND. HARMONY. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, an ardent student of Indian history and a spiritual being, considered spiritual religion (not dogmatic religion) strictly a matter of private belief and pursuit. The eternal ideal ...

Google previewDictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia (2014)

by Joseph Liow, Michael Leifer

A Treatyof Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia was concluded by the heads of government of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) on the island of Bali on 24 February 1976. Based on respect for the sanctity of national ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Utopianism (2004)

by James Matthew Morris, Andrea L. Kross

" FORT AMITY COLONY. This second of the Salvation Army farm colonies was established near the town of Holly in southeastern Colorado in 1898 with 14 families ...

Google previewMetaphysical Bible Dictionary (2012)

by Charles Fillmore

Naam (comity, amity, pleasantness, sweetness, delightfulness, and abundant good) signifies the joy and gladness, the harmony and satisfaction, that are the ...

Google previewHarper's Encyclopedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1915 (1915)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

Peace, amity, navigation, C. Fisheries, northern : - } Washington. Dec. 5, 1825 boundary, etc. - } London.... Chile: St. C. Peace, ...

Google previewReligious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations by J. Gordon Melton

Race Unity Day Race Unity Day (called “Race Amity Day” until 1965) was inaugurated in 1957 by the National Spiritual...

For instance, a “National Race Amity Conference” was held on June 10-12, 2011, at Wheelock College in Boston, ...

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We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect and live in amity with each other, and achieve common development, and that south Asia will enjoy peace, stability and prosperity. (Li Peng)
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Scrabble value of A1M3I1T1Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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