What does secession mean?

Definitions for secession
sɪˈsɛʃ ənse·ces·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. secession, sezession(noun)

    an Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French art nouveau in the 1890s

  2. Secession(noun)

    the withdrawal of eleven southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War

  3. secession, withdrawal(noun)

    formal separation from an alliance or federation

Wiktionary

  1. secession(Noun)

    The act of seceding.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Secession(noun)

    the act of seceding; separation from fellowship or association with others, as in a religious or political organization; withdrawal

    Etymology: [L. secessio: cf. F. scession. See Secede.]

  2. Secession(noun)

    the withdrawal of a State from the national Union

    Etymology: [L. secessio: cf. F. scession. See Secede.]

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  1. Secession

    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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How to say secession in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of secession in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of secession in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of secession in a Sentence

  1. Paul Preston:

    That’s secession. That’s what happened in the Civil War, they want to create a new country, and that’s just not going to happen. First of all, it’s illegal under our Constitution. There’s no base out here to support that.

  2. Alexander Hamilton Stephens:

    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.

  3. Josh Doggrell:

    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?'.

  4. Vincenzo Scarpetta:

    The problem with Sturgeon's plan is that she appears to assume that if there's a referendum on Scottish independence before Brexit, then Scotland can remain a member of the European Union, this is a legal headache for Europe. Clearly the European Commission's position is that in cases of secession, the newly created state would have to apply from scratch.

  5. Hoshyar Zebari:

    Before, the Sunnis were very sensitive to believing (devolution) would lead to secession, to the breakup of Iraq but now they’re coming to terms with it.

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