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English noun: Free State

1. Free State (location) a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies


SynonymsMaryland, MD, Old Line State


Instance hypernymAmerican state


Part holonymAberdeen, Annapolis, Baltimore, capital of Maryland, Chesapeake Bay, Fort George G. Meade, Fort George Gordon Meade, Fort Meade, Frederick, Hagerstown, Potomac, Potomac River, Susquehanna, Susquehanna River


Part meronymAmerica, Mid-Atlantic states, South, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

2. free state (location) any state prohibiting slavery prior to the American Civil War


Broader (hypernym)American state


Part meronymNorth, Union


Antonymsslave state

3. Free State (location) a province in central South Africa that was colonized by the Boers; named Free State in 1997


SynonymsOrange Free State


Instance hypernymprovince, state


Part meronymRepublic of South Africa, South Africa









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