Statehood meaning

stātho͝od
The condition or status of being a state of the U.S.
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The status of being a state, especially of the United States, rather than being a territory or dependency.
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The condition or status of being a state.
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The property of being a state.

Alaska didn't attain statehood until 1959 when it became the 49th state of the United States.

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Origin of statehood

  • state +"Ž -hood

    From Wiktionary