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Ostend Manifesto

noun

  1. a declaration (1854) issued from Ostend, Belgium, by the U.S. ministers to England, France, and Spain, stating that the U.S. would be justified in seizing Cuba if Spain did not sell it to the U.S.


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Immediately following this experience, and growing out of it, came the incident of the "Ostend Manifesto."

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