AskDefine | Define slaveholding

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slaveholding adj : where slavery was legal; "the slaveholding South" n : the practice of owning slaves [syn: slavery]

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Etymology

From slave + holding.

Adjective

  1. Having possession/ownership of one or more slaves.

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