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MISSOURI COMPROMISE

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MISSOURI COMPROMISE (noun)
  The noun MISSOURI COMPROMISE has 1 sense:

1. an agreement in 1820 between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States concerning the extension of slavery into new territories

  Familiarity information: MISSOURI COMPROMISE used as a noun is very rare.


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MISSOURI COMPROMISE (noun)


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Meaning:

An agreement in 1820 between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States concerning the extension of slavery into new territories

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Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Instance hypernyms:

compromise (an accommodation in which both sides make concessions)


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