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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The condition of being a body of people permanently occupying a definite territory and politically organized under a sovereign government.

Usage examples (36)
  • California gained its statehood on September 9, 1850.
  • So why pretend DC statehood is the important issue for representation? andrew Says:
  • Since Arafat's death, the notion of statehood lost the remaining popular support it enjoyed.
  • As to the issue of statehood, that is an issue that has been designated for final status talks. for more
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