Definitions for secessionsɪˈsɛʃ ən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an act or instance of seceding.
(often cap.) the withdrawal from the Union of 11 southern states in the period 1860–61, which brought on the Civil War.
Category: American History
Origin of secession:
1525–35; < L sēcessiō withdrawal
an Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French art nouveau in the 1890s
the withdrawal of eleven southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War
formal separation from an alliance or federation
The act of seceding.
the act of seceding; separation from fellowship or association with others, as in a religious or political organization; withdrawal
the withdrawal of a State from the national Union
Secession is the act of withdrawing from an organization, union, or especially a political entity. Threats of secession can also be a strategy for achieving more limited goals.
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