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A man who has been freed from slavery.
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n, pl -men
a man who has been freed from slavery
ˈfreedˌwoman fem n
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(ˈfrid mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who has been freed from slavery.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freedman - a person who has been freed from slavery
freeman, freewoman - a person who is not a serf or a slave
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n pl <-men> → befreiter or freigelassener Sklave
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Daniel hired freed slave Green in 1866 - a year after the American Civil War - to be his first master distiller.
African American Newspapers now has titles from the late 19th and early 20th centuries-the freed slave publication Freedmen's Record and The Negro Business League Herald, from the National Negro Business League (NNBL).
Jamie Foxx plays a freed slave who wants revenge on the racist plantation owner (Leo DiCaprio) keeping Django's wife as a slave.
Jamie Foxx dons a stetson to play a freed slave out to exact revenge on the racist plantation owner (Leo DiCaprio) who is keeping Django's wife as a slave.
Atwood, a freed slave who became a self-made millionaire; the Madame Nichols Wig and Style Shop; and the Goodridge brothers' photography studio, which opened in 1863 and remained in business until 1922.
5 DJANGO UNCHAINED (2012) A FREED slave (Jamie Foxx), with the help of a German bounty hunter (Christoph Waltz), set out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner (Leonardo DiCaprio).
Summary: His grandmother was a freed slave and his father a carpenter.
David is the story of David King, a freed slave raised and educated by the Canadian abolitionist Reverend William King.
The film about a freed slave intent on revenge has attracted criticism for its liberal use of racial insults and Tarantino thanked his backers for standing by what he described as "a hot potato" as he collected the Original Screenplay gong.
"Django Unchained" takes place in the Deep South in the late 1850s and features freed slave Django (Jamie Foxx) vying to liberate his wife, Broomhilda (Kerry Washington), from vicious plantation owner Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio.)
All of us did," Sam McAllum, a freed slave, said later, looking back on the end of the war.
The 18th Century portrait, on special loan from London's National Portrait Gallery, shows a freed slave called Ayuba Suleiman Diallo and is the earliest known British painting of a black African Muslim.