Denmark Vesey

Definitions of Denmark Vesey
  1. noun
    United States freed slave and insurrectionist in South Carolina who was involved in planning an uprising of slaves and was hanged (1767-1822)
    synonyms: Vesey
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    example of:
    freedom fighter, insurgent, insurrectionist, rebel
    a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    slave
    a person who is owned by someone
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