slave state

noun

Definition of slave state

1 :a state of the U.S. in which slavery was legal until the Civil War
2 :a nation subjected to totalitarian rule

First Known Use of slave state

1809


SLAVE STATE Defined for English Language Learners

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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