Free State

noun

Definition of Free State

  1. :  a state of the U.S. in which slavery was prohibited before the Civil War

1819

First Known Use of free state

1819


Free State

geographical name \ˈfrā-ˌstät, ˈfrī-\\ˈȯr-inj, ˈär-, -ənj\
variants: or

Vrystaat

play \ˈfrā-ˌstät, ˈfrī-\ or formerly

Orange Free State

play \ˈȯr-inj, ˈär-, -ənj\

Definition of Free State

  1. province of the east central part of the Republic of South Africa between the Orange and Vaal rivers and bordering Lesotho area 49,992 square miles (129,480 square kilometers), population 2,745,590


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