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Noun: Free State
  1. A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    - Maryland, Old Line State, MD
     
  2. A province in central South Africa that was colonized by the Boers; named Free State in 1997
    - Orange Free State
Noun: free state
  1. Any state prohibiting slavery prior to the American Civil War

Derived forms: free states, Free States

Type of: American state, province, state

Antonym: slave state

Part of: America, Mid-Atlantic states, North, Republic of South Africa, SA, South, South Africa, the States, U.S., U.S.A., Union, United States, United States of America, US, USA, ZA

Encyclopedia: Free State, Republic of South Africa

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