abolitiondom

noun

ab·​o·​li·​tion·​dom
-əndəm
plural -s
: abolitionists
specifically : the northern states in the American Civil War

Word History

Etymology

abolition + -dom

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of abolitiondom was in 1852

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“Abolitiondom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abolitiondom. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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