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Meaning of MANUMISSION

Pronunciation:  `manyu'mishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the formal act of freeing from slavery; "he believed in the manumission of the slaves"
 

MANUMISSION is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: freeing, liberation, release

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Man`u*mis"sion\, n. [L. manumissio: cf. F.
manumission. See {Manumit}.]
The act of manumitting, or of liberating a slave from
bondage. ``Given to slaves at their manumission.''
--Arbuthnot.

 

 

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