A number of citizens, whether amounting to a majority or a minority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adversed to the rights of other citizens, or to the permanent and aggregate interests of the community.
Yo momma's so stupid she thought James Madison was part of the Antifederalist party.
by Hablacraja November 10, 2003
This isn't an urban word, for one thing, but if the front page suggestion insists...

A group of persons forming a cohesive, usually contentious minority within a larger group.

The teams in the PC game, Alpha Centauri, are factions
Faction eradicated. Lady Deidre Skye has been captured and is awaiting your interrogation.
by Kenthar November 10, 2003
n. A group of people who express a shared belief or opinion different from people who are not part of the group. Usually the people in this group do not let others in unless they can somehow prove that they share similar interests and/or beliefs

One example of factions is all of the high school subcultures eg. Preppies, Nerds, Jocks, Bullies, Townies, Hackers etc.

Pronounced as fækʃən
Which faction are you from?
by Me, Myself & I December 23, 2006
A group sharing similar views, usually against other groups. Factions can be sports related, political, or social.
The FARC is a faction fighting the Colombian government due to political differences.
by Max November 10, 2003
1.) the despair faction. you know, the best fan club in the universe...
2.)A clique that seeks power by intriguing other people.
1.) I joined the Despair Faction yesterday and got all kinds of cool stuff.
2.)Claire's faction seemed interesting, but it wasn't what I wanted.
by britt November 10, 2003
A fact that became fiction, due to excess exaggeration. Usually describing stories told by others.
The story John told you about the party was so factional, he didn't get laid at all.
by Martin Martyr March 19, 2009
Minecraft Factions is a Minecraft game mode where you work together with friends and create a team.
I am going to play minecraft factions!
by MudManSon July 3, 2018