What does the word amity mean?

Usage examples for amity

  1. At a distance- The sentence was completed by a gesture that somehow managed to convey an impression of understanding and amity at a distance. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  2. But, no, gentlemen of the Jury, as soon as they ascertained that she belonged to a nation in amity with theirs, they allowed her to depart in peace. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  3. After the occupants extricated themselves it was found that the only serious damage suffered was the breaking of Amity Getty's fine guitar. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field