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Definitions of segregation

  1. Separation from a mass, and gathering about centers or into cavities at hand through cohesive attraction or the crystallizing process. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The act of separating, or state of being separated, from others. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Separation from others; a parting. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for segregation

  1. The young Negro brushed aside the opponents among his own race of this policy of segregation – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  2. While in the army, where segregation and discrimination of the rankest type force the Negro into distinct Negro units; the navy, on the other hand, has its quota of black men on every vessel carrying the starry emblem of freedom on the high seas and in every shore station. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
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