What does amity mean?
The definition of amity
Am”i*ty, n.; pl. Amities.
Etym: [F. amitié, OF. amistié, amisté, fr. an assumed LL. amisitas, fr. L. amicus friendly, from amare to love. See Amiable.]

Friendship, in a general sense, between individuals, societies, or nations; friendly relations; good understanding; as, a treaty of amity and commerce; the amity of the Whigs and Tories. To live on terms of amity with vice. Cowper.

Synonyms
— Harmony; friendliness; friendship; affection; good will; peace.