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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Although the Free State was a slave state, it remained in the Union throughout the Civil War.
The Free State was the only province to show an increase - from
The Free State will be the first province to scrap old taxis and to introduce new vehicles in terms of the Taxi Recapitalisation
The Free State was the province with the best cataract surgery rate in 2003, winning a trophy from the national Department of
So far the Free State is the only other province that has taken over SANTA services.
Our challenge is compounded by the fact that more than half of the unregistered children is in four of the poorest provinces, namely Free State, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern
The Free State was the only province that did not collect information on abandoned babies, she said.
The Free State will be the province where people of Asian descent will have the strongest population growth in the next five years
The Free State will be the third province to embark on a week-long strike, which includes one 24-hour strike on Wednesday.
The Free State is the first province to use the new device.