- freedmen's bureau,
- freedom fighter,
- freedom food,
- freedom march,
- freedom of assembly,
- freedom of association
Origin of freedom
Examples from the Web for freedom
It was also an attack on our freedom of expression and way of life.
The more we appease, the more we indulge, the more emboldened the enemies of freedom become.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Freedom of speech, then, is sometimes not worth the trouble that comes with it.
It was something ineffable and harder to define: freedom of speech.
Police, their representatives and supporters tell us, ensure our freedom of speech through our ability to protest.
This enabled Trade Unions to develop with a large measure of freedom.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
Its innoccuous nature, and its freedom from any corrosive action on dissecting instruments.History of Embalming|J. N. Gannal
So early as in 1609 the great Grotius had published his treatise of Mare Liberum in favour of the freedom of the seas.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)|Isaac Disraeli
They are such as reason must admire, for they are the result of industry, temperance, and freedom.Travels in North America, From Modern Writers|William Bingley
The same historic authority records another triumph of freedom.Charles Sumner; his complete works; Volume 2 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
Word Origin for freedom
Old English freodom "freedom, state of free will; charter, emancipation, deliverance;" see free (adj.) + -dom. Freedom-rider recorded 1961, in reference to civil rights activists in U.S. trying to integrate bus lines.
It has been said by some physicians, that life is a forced state. The same may be said of freedom. It requires efforts, it presupposes mental and moral qualities of a high order to be generally diffused in the society where it exists. [John C. Calhoun, speech, U.S. House of Representatives, Jan. 31, 1816]
Freedom Rider Situation Cuts Into Montgomery Juke, Game Revenues [headline, "Billboard," July 24, 1961]
Freedom fighter attested by 1903 (originally with reference to Cuba).