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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- The condition of causing a member of any group of people deprived of rights and privileges and often exploited.

Usage examples (9)
  • Mrs Pandit 'would mean' permanent helotry 'for Africans.
  • But in a 19-year war, Sparta finally defeated the Messenians and reintroduced helotry.
  • The alternative before white working men was to be driven with the African into helotry or to advance with him to freedom.
  • It could hardly be said that the relations were entirely harmonious between the military-minded rector, who held to the righteousness of helotry and the value of... for more
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