Associations to the word «Secession»


SECESSION, noun. The act of seceding.
SECESSION WAR, proper noun. (outside the US) The American Civil War.

Dictionary definition

SECESSION, noun. An Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French art nouveau in the 1890s.
SECESSION, noun. The withdrawal of eleven southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War.
SECESSION, noun. Formal separation from an alliance or federation.

Wise words

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