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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A reformer who favors ending slavery.

Usage examples (35)
  • Of course our people did not know what the word abolitionist meant; they evidently
  • The Portent, in 1859, a poem in which he calls the abolitionist John Brown hanging in a tree "
  • He knew an abolitionist was a person who wanted to end slavery.
  • North is divided into two sections, of which one may be called abolitionist, and the other non-abolitionist. for more
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