Statehood State"hood (st[=a]t"h[oo^]d), n. The condition of being a State; as, a territory seeking Statehood. [1913 Webster]

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  • statehood — index nationality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • statehood — 1819, from STATE (Cf. state) + HOOD (Cf. hood) …   Etymology dictionary

  • statehood — ☆ statehood [stāt′hood΄ ] n. 1. the condition or status of being a state 2. [sometimes S ] the condition or status of being a state of the U.S …   English World dictionary

  • statehood — n. 1) to achieve statehood 2) to seek, strive for statehood * * * [ steɪthʊd] strive for statehood to achievestatehood to seek …   Combinatory dictionary

  • statehood — state|hood [ˈsteıthud] n [U] 1.) the condition of being an independent nation 2.) the condition of being one of the states that make up a nation such as the US achieve/obtain/gain statehood ▪ Utah obtained statehood in 1896 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • statehood — ˈstātˌhu̇d noun : the quality, condition, or character of being a state: as a. : the condition of national independence and sovereignty characterizing a state modern nationalism has … sought full expression in unified and independent statehood… …   Useful english dictionary

  • statehood — noun The property of being a state. Alaska didnt attain statehood until 1959 when it became the 49th state of the United States …   Wiktionary

  • statehood — [[t]ste͟ɪthʊd[/t]] N UNCOUNT Statehood is the condition of being an independent state or nation …   English dictionary

  • statehood — state ► NOUN 1) the condition of someone or something at a particular time. 2) a nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government. 3) a community or area forming part of a federal republic. 4) (the States)… …   English terms dictionary

  • statehood — noun Date: 1868 the condition of being a state; especially the status of being one of the states of the United States …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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