Definition of Cessions

1. Noun. (plural of cession) ¹



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Definition of Cessions

1. cession [n] - See also: cession

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cessions

cess
cess-pit
cessation
cessationism
cessations
cesse
cessed
cesser
cessers
cesses
cessile
cessing
cession
cessionaries
cessionary
cessions (current term)
cessment
cessments
cessor
cessors
cesspipe
cesspipes
cesspit
cesspits
cesspool
cesspools
cesstibtantite
cesta
cestas
cesti

Literary usage of Cessions

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1. Dutch Village Communities on the Hudson River by Irving Elting (1886)
"cessions BY THE STATES.1 From a territorial point of view, the State cessions may be divided into two classes: the ..."

2. The National Land System, 1785-1820 by Payson Jackson Treat (1910)
"Primarily the result of the successful issue of the Revolution, it stands, however, as the result of the cessions by the states themselves. ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"The appeal was successful ; and between 1780 and 1787 cessions were made and deeds delivered to ... North and South Carolina and Georgia also made cessions; ..."

4. History of the Mahrattas by James Grant Duff (1878)
"Extensive cessions granted by him to the ... Khan against the French, — cessions madt'to the French for the support of their subsidiary force. ..."

5. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1851)
"In the course of the summer large additional cessions of land were obtained from the Indians. By a treaty July 4. held at Fort Industry, on the Maumee, ..."

6. The Public Domain: Its History, with Statistics by Thomas Donaldson (1881)
"cessions FROM MARCH 1, 1781, TO APRIL 24, 1802. The preceding chapter states the title of Great Britain to the territory and lands held by tbu Crown and by ..."

7. The Rise of the British Power in the East by Mountstuart Elphinstone (1887)
"... vigorous measures—Important cessions of territory to the French—Negotiations between the French and English—State of the Mogul Empire —Operations before ..."

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