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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Retirement or withdrawal into isolation.

Usage examples (35)
  • The 4th of March, 1861, came, and Abraham Lincoln was sworn to maintain the Union against all its enemies. The secession of one State after another followed, until...
  • In Quebec, real interest in secession is probably at an all-time low.
  • I know what a furor the word secession caused regarding Gov.
  • As a matter of fact, secession is still a viable idea today. for more
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