from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any state of the Union in which slavery was illegal before the Civil War.
- n. The Irish Free State.
- n. The Congo Free State.
- n. The Orange Free State.
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- n. a province in central South Africa that was colonized by the Boers; named Free State in 1997
- n. a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
- n. any state prohibiting slavery prior to the American Civil War
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