[steyt-hoo d]


the status or condition of being a state, especially a state of the U.S.

Origin of statehood

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; state + -hood Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for statehood

1819, from state (n.) + -hood.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper