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Definition of "manumission" [man•u•mis•sion]

  • Release from slavery, freedom, the act of manumitting (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "manumission" in a sentence
  • "Some had technical meanings in the Middle Ages which had to be matched very carefully to how they were used in the text 'manumission' for instance, while some bring up thoughts of the Middle Ages that reflect nineteenth century romanticism in minds of most readers."
  • "The final examination was to him, no doubt, a kind of manumission which freed him from the last remnant of an oppressive bondage."
  • "The departure of the Chaldeans was a kind of manumission of the Jews; but as their manumission of their bond-servants was recalled, so God revoked His manumission of them from the Chaldeans."