For the present I waive all consideration of the status of the seceded States.
There really were only thirteen communicants in the parish when these had seceded.
Seven States had seceded, taking off fourteen Senators opposed to the bill; and it was passed.
“And Louisiana seceded two months ago,” said the Marquise, and then smiled.
Lady Amelia had seceded to her mother, as had also Mrs. Toff, the old housekeeper.
Though she had not seceded, it was thought that her sympathies must be with the South.
The question now uppermost was how to get the seceded states again into their proper practical relations with the Union.
South Carolina seceded December 20, 1860, and Mississippi soon after.
First of all the seceded states, with the exception of Tennessee, were formed into military districts.
She seceded in the time of the Civil War, did she not, papa?
1702, "to leave one's companions," from Latin secedere "go away, withdraw, separate; rebel, revolt" (see secession). Sense of "to withdraw from a political or religious alliance of union" is recorded from 1755, originally especially in reference to the Church of Scotland. Related: Seceded; seceding; seceder.