Definition of emancipation :
The act of setting free from the power of another, from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence; also, the state of being thus set free; liberation; as, the emancipation of slaves; the emancipation of minors; the emancipation of a person from prejudices; the emancipation of the mind from superstition; the emancipation of a nation from tyranny or subjection.
freedom (part of speech: noun)
rescue (part of speech: noun)
liberation (part of speech: noun)
- The only act which did honour to French policy, was the support it had happily given to the emancipation of North America. - "History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814", F. A. M. Miguet.
- It meant not only the physical emancipation of the blacks but the political emancipation of the poor whites, as well. - "The Facts of Reconstruction", John R. Lynch.
- We live there now, and if it was not for poor little Gertrude, I should be very glad when emancipation day came. - "The Mynns' Mystery", George Manville Fenn.