independence independence  /ˌɪn dɪ ˈpɛn dəns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) freedom from control or influence of another or others
  2. (n) the successful ending of the American Revolution
  3. (n) a city in western Missouri; the beginning of the Santa Fe Trail

Usage(s):

  1. Kosovo's likely next prime minister tells PTI that his state's independence from Serbia is no longer a matter of if, but when.
  2. independence day arrives to lead the assault of science-fiction movies, tv shows and books on the cultural mainstream.
  3. It's her own small declaration of independence.

News

  1. Independence woman says payday loan company threatened her

    An Independence woman says a representative from a loan company threatened to have her sent to jail if she didn't pay up.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KMBC-TV Kansas City

  2. Independence Blue Cross Takes Steps to Stop Diabetes

    Independence Blue Cross marks the company's sixth-year as presenting sponsor of Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, the American Diabetes Association's community fundraising event. This year, Step Out will ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Independence Holding Company (IHC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 13, 2013

    Independence Holding Company ( IHC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.035 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2013. Shareholders who
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "It is sad that President Bush would use a speech to the Knesset on the 60th anniversary of Israel's independence to launch a false political attack," Obama said in a statement. "Instead of tough talk and no action, we need to do what...
    on May 15, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

  2. "I am especially saddened because the accident occurred during the events celebrating Independence Day, which is a day that should be filled with pride and joy for all Iowans and Americans," Culver said.
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Chet Culver Source: The Associated Press

  3. Clinton stated that the recent violence in Gaza "must only increase our determination to seek a just and lasting peace agreement that brings real security to Israel, normal and positive relations with its neighbors, and independence, economic...
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: CNN International

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