Free State

noun

Definition of Free State

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

First Known Use of free state

1819


Free State

geographical name \ ˈfrā-ˌstät , ˈfrī- \
variants: or Vrystaat or formerly Orange Free State play \ˈȯr-inj, ˈär-, -ənj\

Definition of Free State

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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