emancipation emancipation  /ɪ ˌmæn sə ˈpeɪ ʃən/


  • (n) freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child

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  1. The proclamation reaches the South where a family of slaves receives news of their emancipation.
  2. According to Historian John Hope Franklin, Negro colonization seemed as important to Lincoln as emancipation.
  3. Still, listeners can indulge in a little emancipation of their own and make one great album out of this three-CD set.


  1. 150 YEARS AGO: Lincoln endorses gradual emancipation in meeting with Radicals

    MACON — President Abraham Lincoln endorsed gradual, compensated emancipation for Missouri in an interview with a representative of mainly German Radical abolitionists, according to a report of the mee
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Columbia Daily Tribune

  2. Juneteenth 2013 Celebrates 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

    This year’s Juneteenth promises to be a big one, with food, free children’s activities, arts events and a parade celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation itself.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Skanner

  3. Quick Opinion: Slaves who fought for America in Revolutionary War are granted posthumous emancipation.

    Some might think it was pointless for New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan to sign a symbolic bill granting emancipation to 14 slaves who fought for America during the Revolutionary War.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal


  1. The court decision "is a real fatwa against the emancipation and liberty of women," said Urban Affairs Minister Fadela Amara, the daughter of immigrants from North Africa.
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Fadela Amara Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "It seems fitting on Martin Luther King Day that I come and look at the Emancipation Proclamation in its original form," Bush said. "Abraham Lincoln recognized that all men are created equal. Martin Luther King lived on that admonition to...
    on Jan 16, 2006 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  3. "On this day let us all resolve that we shall endeavor to uphold the Constitution, rule of law and work for the emancipation of the people. I hope that towards this end all institutions of the state will work in harmony," Zardari said.
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Asif Ali Zardari Source: Xinhua

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