Freedman meaning

frēdmən
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A man who has been freed from slavery.
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A man legally freed from slavery or bondage.
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A man who has been released from a condition of slavery.

"Education was a high priority for Appalachian freedmen and freedwomen just as it was for blacks throughout the Reconstruction South." (John C. Inscoe, Appalachians and Race: "Introduction" 7, 2001)

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