A group of persons forming a cohesive, usually contentious minority within a larger group.
The teams in the PC game, Alpha Centauri, are factions
One example of factions is all of the high school subcultures eg. Preppies, Nerds, Jocks, Bullies, Townies, Hackers etc.
Pronounced as fækʃən
2.)A clique that seeks power by intriguing other people.
2.)Claire's faction seemed interesting, but it wasn't what I wanted.