Origin of emancipation
Examples from the Web for emancipation
But from the anguish of soulless industrial lagers rises the emancipation of artisan brewing.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama
November 30, 2014
The Emancipation Proclamation, as Nancy Pelosi reminds us, was an executive action.Why We Can’t Quit Calling Presidents ‘Kings’
November 22, 2014
Education for everyone, land sharing, emancipation of women, and equal rights for black Cubans.Russell Brand’s Revolution For Morons
November 2, 2014
That's why their emancipation is such a threat to cruel patriarchal power.Forgotten Mothers
May 11, 2014
Free blacks in particular, Davis writes, “provided the key to emancipation.”How Blacks Freed Themselves from Slavery
February 18, 2014
Do you find them in the emancipation of the South American Republics?The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
Some discontent was caused by the emancipation of the serfs.
Emancipation--Ruin--Golden Rule, in your meaning, carried out.
Portugal, Spain, and Russia, are moving in the work of emancipation.Cleveland Past and Present
God has a great deal to do before he is ready for emancipation.
- the act of freeing or state of being freed; liberation
- informal freedom from inhibition and convention
Word Origin and History for emancipation
1630s, "a setting free," from French émancipation, from Latin emancipationem (nominative emancipatio), noun of action from past participle stem of emancipare (see emancipate). Specifically with reference to U.S. slavery from 1785. In Britain, with reference to easing of restrictions on Catholics, etc.