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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

favoring slavery; favoring the continuance of the institution of slavery of blacks, or opposed to interference with it; the favoring or support of slavery

Usage examples (27)
  • These were uniformly pro-slavery and extremely partisan.
  • The old alliance between the pro-slavery sentiment in the
  • General Harrison, on the other hand, was a pro-slavery Virginian.
  • Mr. Ross, who had attacked him in a violent pro-slavery harangue: for more
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