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Free Soil Party
(Historical Terms) a former US political party opposing slavery from 1848 until 1854 when it merged with the Republican party
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Free′ Soil′ Par`ty
a former political party (1845–54) that opposed the extension of slavery into U.S. territories.
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|Noun||1.||Free Soil Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1848 to oppose the extension of slavery into the territories; merged with the Liberty Party in 1848|
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