statehood

noun state·hood \ ˈstāt-ˌhu̇d \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of statehood

:the condition of being a state; especially :the status of being one of the states of the U.S.

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First Known Use of statehood

1805


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statehood

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Definition of statehood for English Language Learners

  • : the condition of being a state; especially : the condition or status of being one of the states of the U.S.


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