Examples of secede in a Sentence
South Carolina seceded from the Union in 1860.
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Last year, an effort dubbed Calexit sought to bring the question of whether California should secede from the US to this year's ballot.
This is, after all, the region at the center of a grassroots movement to secede from liberal California.
Arguably, Russian President Vladimir Putin is the one who, in 2014, really hyped the idea that Russian speakers formed a specific political group that preferred to secede from Ukraine and needed Russia’s protection.
The vote comes as Spain continues to battle economic woes and after a long political crisis with separatists in the region of Catalonia, who tried to secede from the country.
In 1918, after occupying British authorities gave Nakhchivan to Armenia, a local military hero tried to secede, and the region was briefly declared the independent Republic of Aras.
Housing discrimination and wealthier towns seceding from larger school districts have also contributed to segregation’s resurgence.
The woman, who resembles Elgaali’s mother but is not her, is mending a map of his birth country, Sudan, from which South Sudan seceded seven years ago.
In 1861, the Virginia State Convention voted to secede from the Union.
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: to separate from a nation or state and become independent
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