Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun secession

3 senses of secession

Sense 1
secession, sezession -- (an Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French art nouveau in the 1890s)
       => school -- (a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; "the Venetian school of painting")
       => artistic movement, art movement -- (a group of artists who agree on general principles)

Sense 2
Secession -- (the withdrawal of eleven southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War)
       INSTANCE OF=> separation -- (the act of dividing or disconnecting)

Sense 3
secession, withdrawal -- (formal separation from an alliance or federation)
       => separation -- (the act of dividing or disconnecting)

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