freedman

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From freed +‎ man.

Noun[edit]

freedman (plural freedmen)

  1. A man who has been released from a condition of slavery.
    "Education was a high priority for Appalachian freedmen and freedwomen just as it was for blacks throughout the Reconstruction South." (John C. Inscoe, Appalachians and Race: "Introduction" 7, 2001)

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