Origin of independence
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- a city in W Missouri: starting point of the Santa Fe and Oregon trails.
- a town in SE Kansas.
Related Words for independenceautonomy, ability, self-determination, self-sufficiency, self-reliance, separation, sovereignty, self-government, self-rule, aptitude, autarchy, qualification, license
Examples from the Web for independence
Contemporary Examples of independence
Yes, the gun: “While this gives a moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise, and independence to the mind.”Forget the Resolutions; Try a Few Declarations
January 1, 2015
The newly free country struggled to maintain order in the wake of independence, but it was woefully unprepared.The Congo's Forgotten Colonial Getaway
December 18, 2014
And then there is William Morales of the Puerto Rican independence group the FALN.Cuba Protects America’s Most Wanted
December 18, 2014
The mission is to teach any person to use technology for independence and empowerment no matter where they are located.3-D Printing Is Changing the Future of Prosthetics
December 10, 2014
Spirits in Stanleyville were high, and a local 19-year-old was emboldened by independence fever.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis
November 23, 2014
Historical Examples of independence
I feel my independence, and I have been told that I am useful to my fellow-creatures.
It was matured and continued by the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
In 1826, the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, they both died.
She had seen hope of freedom in marriage, but now she wished it in independence.Weighed and Wanting
After that, in a torrent, came Harriet's declaration of independence.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
- the state or quality of being independentAlso called: independency
- a city in W Missouri, near Kansas City: starting point for the Santa Fe, Oregon, and California Trails (1831–44). Pop: 112 079 (2003 est)
City in western Missouri.