Definitions for secessionsɪˈsɛʃ ən
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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
Origin: [L. secessio: cf. F. scession. See Secede.]
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.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He asked me, 'What is the magic bean that would arouse our people to see exactly what was happening to them and how necessary the step of secession is?'.
The real object of those who resorted to Secession, as well as those who sustained it, was not to overthrow the Government of the United States but to perpetuate the principles upon which it was founded. The object in quitting the Union was not to destroy, but to save the principles of the Constitution.
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- Abspaltung, Sezession, SecessionGerman
- ero, eroaminenFinnish
- 離脱, 脱退Japanese
- 이탈, 탈퇴Korean
- отделе́ние, сеце́ссияRussian
- secession, utbrytning, utträdeSwedish
- сеце́сія, відді́ленняUkrainian
- ra khỏi, ly khaiVietnamese
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