Slavocracy meaning

slā-vŏkrə-sē
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A ruling group of slaveholders or advocates of slavery, as in the southern United States before 1865.
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Slaveholders and pro-slavery forces as a dominant or powerful class in the U.S. before 1865
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(US, historical) The persons or interest representing slavery politically, or wielding political power for the preservation or advancement of slavery.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of slavocracy

  • slave +"Ž -o- +"Ž -cracy

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