Synonyms of secession


1. secession, sezession, school, artistic movement, art movement

usage: an Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French art nouveau in the 1890s

2. Secession

usage: the withdrawal of eleven southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War

3. secession, withdrawal, separation

usage: formal separation from an alliance or federation

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Definition and meaning of secession (Dictionary)