Examples of secede in a Sentence
South Carolina seceded from the Union in 1860.
Recent Examples of secede from the Web
And there’s Calexit, the movement for the state to secede from the Union entirely, an idea that gained steam after Trump’s election.
Kosovo seceded from Serbia in 2008 and is now recognized by 112 of the 193 members of the United Nations.
Florida, in keeping with its outlier character, would secede from the national timetable and enjoy extra daylight after the sun sets in the rest of the Eastern Time Zone.
Or Anchorage could secede from state laws in regards to crime.
While Cameroon is due to hold presidential elections in October, the government has been struggling to quash a popular movement that wants the two Anglophone regions to secede from the larger French-speaking territory.
The panel ordered that U.S. District Court Judge Madeline Haikala rescind the part of her order from last year that allowed Gardendale to secede over a three-year period from Jefferson County schools and form its own system.
When Kosovo seceded from Serbia after the NATO military campaign against Slobodan Milosevic in 1999, several European countries refused—and still refuse—to recognize the republic.
In 1861, delegates from six southern states that had recently seceded from the Union met in Montgomery, Alabama, to form the Confederate States of America.
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: to separate from a nation or state and become independent
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