Definitions for abolitionary
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ab•o•li•tionˌæb əˈlɪʃ ən(n.)
the act of abolishing or the state of being abolished.
(sometimes cap.) the legal termination of slavery in the U.S.
Category: American History
Origin of abolition:
1520–30; < L abolitiō=aboli-, var. s. of abolēre to efface, destroy (cf. abolish ) +-tiō -tion
relating to or favoring abolition, especially abolition of slavery
Relating to or favoring abolition.
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