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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slavery, slaveholdingadjective

    the practice of owning slaves

  2. slaveholdingadjective

    allowing slavery

    "the slaveholding South"


  1. slaveholdingnoun

    An owning of one or more slaves.

    "On the other hand, the Mountain South also contained some Lower South counties, thereby permitting internal comparisons between differently sized slaveholdings, between crop specializations, and between agricultural and nonagricultural producers." (Wilma P. Dunaway, Slavery in the American Mountain South: "Introduction" 6, 2003)

  2. slaveholdingadjective

    Having possession/ownership of one or more slaves.

  3. Etymology: From slave + holding.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slaveholdingadjective

    holding persons in slavery

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slaveholding in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slaveholding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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