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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The doctrine that calls for the end of slavery.

Usage examples (31)
  • If this is what you call abolitionism, I am not an abolitionist.
  • Carolinians, who had settled the southern end, had strong antipathies to what they called abolitionism, and applauded Douglas and repeal.
  • Among the commanders holding these views are some who have never had any affinity with what is called abolitionism, or with
  • The adjournment was followed by great "Union-saving" meetings throughout the country, which denounced "abolitionism" in the severest terms, and endorsed the action of... for more
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