semi·​col·​o·​ny ˌse-mē-ˈkä-lə-nē How to pronounce semicolony (audio)
: a semicolonial state

Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of semicolony was in 1945

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“Semicolony.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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