slave state

noun

Definition of slave state

  1. 1 :  a state of the U.S. in which slavery was legal until the Civil War

  2. 2 :  a nation subjected to totalitarian rule

1809

First Known Use of slave state

1809


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slave state

noun

Definition of slave state for English Language Learners

  • : a state of the U.S. in which slavery was legal until the American Civil War

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