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|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Emancipation Proclamation, as Nancy Pelosi reminds us, was an executive action.
That's why their emancipation is such a threat to cruel patriarchal power.
Southerners aggressively downplayed the idea that the Civil War was a war for emancipation of the enslaved African-Americans.Star-Spangled Confederates: How Southern Sympathizers Decided Our National Anthem|Jefferson Morley|July 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Very few juvenile courts will allow a child to even file for emancipation,” Lemley says.Want to Get Emancipated From Your Parents? Better Be Rich|Eliza Shapiro|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Everybody knows the steps by which this embodied selfishness achieved his emancipation from a dominant Church.The Eighteen Christian Centuries|James White
I hear you constantly loudly demanding the emancipation of your sex.Her Royal Highness Woman|Max O'Rell
Prejudices: celibacy of priests, futility of adultery, emancipation of woman.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2|Gustave Flaubert
Cruce and Leclerc, all ready to march under the guidance of your highness, to the emancipation of religion and the throne.Chicot the Jester|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
President Lincoln's Proclamation of Emancipation was then read, and enthusiastically cheered.The Freedmen's Book|Lydia Maria Child
British Dictionary definitions for emancipation
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.