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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The practice of owning other people

Usage examples (35)
  • The slaveholding South
  • For an interesting view of what these household dynamics meant in slaveholding society, see Stephanie McCurry,
  • Time and again, Bolívar compromised with Latin American slaveholding elites in order to secure their support, allowing slavery to continue.
  • What becomes then of the arguments and denunciations of slaveholding, which is despotism on a small scale? for more
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